H.R. 5481 (111th): To give subpoena power to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling.

Introduced:

Jun 8, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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.

Sponsor:

Lois Capps
Representative for California's 23rd congressional district
Democrat

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2010
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
6/23/2010--Passed House amended.Authorizes the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling to issue subpoenas to compel the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production ... Read more >
What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5481” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Jun 8, 2010
Passed House
Jun 23, 2010
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Details

Cosponsors
25 cosponsors (25D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 23, 2010 4:48 p.m.
Passed 420/1

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