2 edition of Outer continental shelf lands act. found in the catalog.
Outer continental shelf lands act.
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.
|Statement||a bill to provide for the jurisdiction of the United States over the submerged lands of the outer continental shelf, and to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease such lands for certain purposes.|
|Series||83d Congress, 1st session. Senate. Report, no. 411|
|LC Classifications||KF31 .I5 1953b|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||68|
|LC Control Number||53061390|
Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act claims has been a natural fit for our firm, given our broad experience with Longshore claims, as the Defense Base Act incorporates the Longshore Act’s remedies. Under the Outer Continental Shelf Act, oil rig workers and other employees injured working on the navigable waters of the United States may be. Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act An act passed during the 1st session of the 83rd Congress and signed into law Aug. 7, It provides for the jurisdiction, control and administration by the United States over the submerged lands seaward of the state's boundaries as defined in the Submerged Lands Act (Public Law 31); that is over the outer.
Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act and the U.S. Supreme Court - Jack Martone, The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. On Janu , the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Roberts v. The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) was passed in to define a body of law applicable to the seabed, the subsoil, and the fixed structures on the Outer Continental Shelf. It also served to create a compromise on the issue of whether the natural resources lying off the coast of the United States belonged to the state or the federal.
Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act: Name of the georegulation | citation. CC ID: Seq. Order: 4 Data Storage Type: VARCHAR Required: No Primary Key: No Status: Active Description: Public law citation | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management. Allowed Values: Public Law Public law citation |. The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act is most often used by oil rig employees to pursue workers’ compensation for injuries sustained in blowouts, fires, spillage and other accidents. Under the provisions of the law, fixed oil rig platforms are deemed to be islands of the states contiguous to them.
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-% &.% * / 1 " 0 / 5 4 3 3 2 7 6 6. 0) /. 33 rows History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LANDS ACT [Public--No. rd Congress, Passed August 7,] [H.R. ] An Act To provide among other things that the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act be extended to employees working on the Outer Continental Shelf In the exploration and the development of natural resources.
§ Reservation of lands and rights § Prior claims as unaffected § Repealed. Pub. –, title IX, § (l)(1), Nov. 10,Stat. § Outer Continental Shelf leasing program § Coordination and consultation with affected Outer continental shelf lands act. book and local governments § Environmental studies § Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Agencies: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (within the Department of the Interior) Citation: 43 U.S.C.
§§ et seq. Enacted as: the “Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act”, on August 7, Where Law Applies: Under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), the subsoil and seabed of the outer continental shelf belong to the United States and “are.
OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LANDS ACT. CT OF. UGUST. 7,C. HAPTER.AS. MENDED [As Amended Through P.L. –, Dec. 29, ] AN ACT To provide for the jurisdiction of the United States over the submerged lands of the outer Continental Shelf, and to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease such lands for.
OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LANDS ACT COVERAGE ENDORSEMENT This endorsement applies only to the work described in Item 4 of the Information Page or in the Schedule as subject to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act.
The policy will apply to that work as though the location shown in the Schedule were a state named in Item 3.A. of the Information Page. The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) is an important part of the legal system you may run into when filing a maritime injury claim. When you file an offshore injury claim for a boating injury, the location is critical to your claim.
Mark Sundback is a partner in the Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. Areas of Practice. SinceMark has been engaged in the representation of energy industry participants before federal and state agencies charged with jurisdiction over energy markets and their participants.
PUBLIC LAW —SEPT. 18, 92 STAT. Lands Act (43 U.S.C. (a))), and is located on the Outer Continental Shelf, except that such term does not include (A) a vessel, or (B) a deepwater port (as the term "deepwater port" is defined in section 3(10) of the Deepwater Port Act of (33 U.S.C.
)); (9) "oil pollution" means— (A. The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act is an extension of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act designed to compensate maritime workers injured on the outer continental shelf. According to the act, the outer continental shelf is all submerged lands outside of state jurisdiction but under federal control.
S. 9 (95th). A bill to establish a policy for the management of oil and natural gas in the outer Continental Shelf, to protect the marine and coastal environment, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, and for other purposes.
Ina database of. This Act was passed by Congress in to provide protections for offshore workers, who perform their job functions in the outer continental shelf lands of the United States. To be protected under the OCSLA, one must work on a permanent or temporary structure that is located in one of the U.S.-controlled outer continental shelf lands.
Read chapter Appendix C: Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, Excerpts, 43 U.S.C.: Aggressive, effective safety inspection programs are key elements to ensu. The employer, however, asserts that federal law applies under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) and that workers were properly paid under the FLSA.
to republish in a book or use. The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act ensures fair and adequate compensation for injuries sustained while working on the outer continental shelf.
Under the Act, crew members who work on oil drilling rigs or natural gas exploration platforms and other people working on the outer continental shelf may receive compensation for the past and future. Inthe United States government enacted the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) to extend the protections of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act to workers on offshore platforms on the Outer Continental Shelf.
Congress enacted the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act in to extend workers compensation to workers on drilling platforms. The law increases protection for workers in key mineral-mining and oil-drilling industries to ensure that companies could find willing workers for dangerous jobs on the outer continental shelf.
(a) The term "outer Continental Shelf" means all submerged lands lying seaward and outside of the area of lands beneath navigable waters as defined in section of this title, and of which the.
OuterContinentalShelfLandsAct Data Set Published / External MarineCadastre Project Completed This data represents geographic terms used within the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA or Act).
The Act defines the United States outer continental shelf (OCS) as all submerged lands lying seaward of state submerged lands and waters (as defined in the Submerged Lands Act). On Januthe U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in the case of Pacific Operators Offshore LLP v.
Valladolid, which I discussed here on Janu In Valladolid the issue was whether Section (b) of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) (43 U.S.C.
(b)) contains a situs of injury provision. In other words, must an injury occur on the outer continental shelf. The OCS Act generally allows the federal government to grant oil and gas leases, following certain procedures, in the outer continental shelf.
However, the OCS Act also states that: "The President of the United States may, from time to time, withdraw from disposition any of the unleased lands of the outer Continental Shelf." 43 U.S.C. § (a).The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) and subsequent amendments, outlines the Federal responsibility over the submerged lands of the OCS.
Responsibilites for regulating OCS activities are split between the Department of the Intererior, Department under which the U.S. Coast Guard is operating (currently the Department of Homeland.