H.R. 5520 (111th): Oil Spill Responsibility Act of 2010

Introduced:

Jun 14, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 14, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Steve Kagen

Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 14, 2010
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require immediate payment by BP p.l.c to the United States of an amount for use to compensate all affected persons for removal costs and damages arising from the explosion and sinking of the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon, to make that amount available to the Secretary of the Interior to pay such compensation, and for other purposes.

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History

Introduced
Jun 14, 2010

Details

Cosponsors
33 cosponsors (33D) (show)
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Votes

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