H.R. 5598 (111th): Oil Spill Tax Relief Act of 2010


Jun 24, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 24, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles Melancon

Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

To exclude from gross income compensation provided by BP, PLC for victims of the explosion on and sinking of the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon and the discharge of oil in the Gulf of Mexico caused by such explosion and sinking, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/24/2010--Introduced.Oil Spill Tax Relief Act of 2010 - Treats as a qualified disaster for income tax purposes the explosion on and sinking of the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 24, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5598”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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