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H.R. 5249 (102nd): Gulf of Mexico Preservation Act of 1992

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To ensure the preservation of the Gulf of Mexico by establishing within the Environmental Protection Agency a Gulf of Mexico Program Office.

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May 21, 1992
102nd Congress (1991–1992)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Andrew “Andy” Ireland

Representative for Florida's 10th congressional district



6 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 3 Democrats)



May 21, 1992

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H.R. 5249 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5249. This is the one from the 102nd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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