To protect public health and safety and the environment by requiring the use of safe well control technologies and practices for the drilling of high-risk oil and gas wells in the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 30th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2010
Length: 36 pages
Jun 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 15, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 29, 2010
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Jul 15, 2010
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H.R. 5626 (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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