Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 23rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2010
Length: 6 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 23, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
25 Cosponsors (25 Democrats)
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H.R. 5481 (111th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5481. This is the one from the 111th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To give subpoena power to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, H.R. 5481, 111th Cong. (2010).
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