To terminate the moratorium on deepwater drilling and to require the Secretary of the Interior to ensure the safety of deepwater drilling operations.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2010
Length: 4 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on June 14, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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46 Cosponsors (43 Republicans, 3 Democrats)
Jun 14, 2010
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H.R. 5519 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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