New Cosponsor — Jul 21, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Robert Brady [D-PA1]
The bill now has 33 cosponsors (33 Democrats).
Jun 14, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on June 14, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 14, 2010
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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.
6/14/2010--Introduced.Oil Spill Responsibility Act of 2010 - Finds that BP p.l.c. (BP) confessed under oath before Congress to being the responsible party for the discharge of oil in the Gulf ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5520 — 111th Congress: Oil Spill Responsibility Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5520
“H.R. 5520 — 111th Congress: Oil Spill Responsibility Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5520>
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