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2015-11-20 Senate Journal

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2015-11-20                     Senate Journal                      Page 1541
SJR 301                                                                                                                       
Message dated November 5 was received stating the Governor read                                                                 
the following resolution and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled                                                             
copies to the Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                                                
        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                                                                        

2015-11-20                     Senate Journal                      Page 1542
        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                                                                    
                     Legislative Resolve No. 30