A bill to consolidate and improve Federal laws providing compensation and establishing liability for oilspills.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Jul 14, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 14, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator for Maine
Sep 28, 1986
Earlier Version — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2799 (99th).
Jul 14, 1988
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 4, 1989
Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 686 (101st).
S. 2643 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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