About the bill
- Full Title
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 title was written by its sponsor.
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Jun 29, 2010
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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Jul 15, 2010
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5626”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5626 — 111th Congress: Blowout Prevention Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5626
“H.R. 5626 — 111th Congress: Blowout Prevention Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5626>
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