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Last Action: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2015.
Jul 14, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
This bill was introduced on July 14, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Maine
A bill to consolidate and improve Federal laws providing compensation and establishing liability for oilspills.
7/14/1988--Introduced.Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of 1988 - TitleI - Oil Pollution Liability and CompensationEstablishes the Oil Spill Compensation Fund. Makes vessel owners or operators of onshore or offshore ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2799 (99th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 686 (101st).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2643”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Last Action: Sep 28, 1986
Last Action: Aug 4, 1989
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2643 — 100th Congress: Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of 1988. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/s2643
“S. 2643 — 100th Congress: Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of 1988.” www.GovTrack.us. 1988. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/s2643>
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