Legislation

Official Short: Royalty Relief Act of 2006

Long Title: To suspend the application of any provision of Federal law under which persons are relieved from the requirement to pay royalties for production of oil or natural gas from Federal lands in periods of high oil and natural gas prices, to require the Secretary to seek to renegotiate existing oil and natural gas leases to similarly limit suspension of royalty obligations under such leases, and for other purposes.

Sponsors: Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Kerry, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Durbin, Mrs. Clinton and Ms. Cantwell

THOMAS: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d109:S.2314:

Status

  • Mar 28 2006 12:00AM: Ms. Cantwell added as cosponsor.
  • Mar 1 2006 12:00AM: Mrs. Clinton added as cosponsor.
  • Feb 17 2006 12:00AM: Mr. Durbin added as cosponsor.
  • Feb 16 2006 12:00AM: Introduced.