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2015-11-03 Senate Journal

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2015-11-03                     Senate Journal                      Page 1526
SJR 301                                                                                                                       
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 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, was engrossed, signed by the President                                                          
and Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration.