H.Res. 287 (101st): Returning to the Senate the bill S. 686.

Nov 09, 1989 (101st Congress, 1989–1990)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Benjamin Cardin
Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district
Related Bills
S. 686 (Related)
Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of 1989

Passed Senate
Last Action: Aug 04, 1989


This simple resolution was agreed to on November 9, 1989. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Nov 09, 1989
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Nov 09, 1989

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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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Returns to the Senate S. 686, a bill to consolidate and improve Federal laws providing compensation and establishing liability for oilspills, as contravening the U.S. Constitution and infringing on the privileges of the House.

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