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2015-11-04 House Journal

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2015-11-04                     House Journal                      Page 1392
SJR 301                                                                                                                       
The Resources Committee considered:                                                                                             
             CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 301(RES) am                                                                    
    Opposing the recent decisions to cancel future lease sales in the                                                           
    Chukchi and Beaufort Seas and to deny the suspension of Shell                                                               
    and Statoil's leases; urging the United States Department of the                                                            
    Interior to continue to promote oil exploration in the Chukchi and                                                          
    Beaufort Seas; urging the United States Bureau of Safety and                                                                
    Environmental Enforcement to reconsider and approve requests                                                                
    from Shell and Statoil for lease suspensions in the Chukchi Sea                                                             
    Planning Area and Beaufort Sea Planning Area; urging the Alaska                                                             
    Congressional delegation to continue its efforts to achieve                                                                 
    consistent and equitable outer continental shelf revenue sharing                                                            
    for the state; urging the United States Congress to provide a                                                               
    means for equitable outer continental shelf revenue sharing across                                                          

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    all coastal oil and gas producing states to ensure the states develop                                                       
    necessary infrastructure to support outer continental shelf                                                                 
    development and preserve environmental integrity; and urging the                                                            
    ongoing efforts to develop offshore oil and gas in the Arctic Outer                                                         
    Continental Shelf.                                                                                                          
The report was signed by Representatives Nageak and Talerico, Co-                                                               
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
Do pass (6):  Johnson, Hawker, Herron, Seaton, Nageak, Talerico                                                                 
No recommendation (2):  Josephson, Tarr                                                                                         
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
1.  Zero, Senate Resources Committee                                                                                            
CSSJR 301(RES) am is on today's calendar.