Legislature(2015 - 2016)
2015-10-30 Senate JournalFull Journal pdf
2015-10-30 Senate Journal Page 1491 SJR 301 SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 301 BY SENATOR STOLTZE, 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; and urging the ongoing efforts to develop offshore oil and gas in the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf. was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee. Senator Gardner objected to the introduction of the resolution. Senator Wielechowski also objected, stating the introduction violates art. II, sec. 9, Constitution of the State of Alaska. President Meyer ruled the introduction of SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 301 in order.