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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Charles Melancon

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2010
Length: 2 pages

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.


Jun 24, 2010

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H.R. 5598 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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