H.R.5846 - To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require the chief executive officer of each drilling and production operation under a lease under that Act to annually certify the operator's compliance with all applicable laws and operating regulations.111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.R.5846 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in House (07/22/2010)
Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require the operator of a drilling and production operation under a lease to submit annually to the Secretary of the Interior a specified certification by the operator's chief executive officer that the operator is in compliance with all pertinent laws and operating regulations.
Subjects the chief executive officer to a civil penalty for non-compliance with this requirement.