New Cosponsor — Jul 20, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican).
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Jun 24, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on June 24, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2010
Length: 2 pages
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5598 — 111th Congress: Oil Spill Tax Relief Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5598
“H.R. 5598 — 111th Congress: Oil Spill Tax Relief Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5598>
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