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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2010
Length: 3 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.
Jun 14, 2010
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H.R. 5520 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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