About the bill
To ensure full recovery from responsible parties of damages for physical and economic injuries, adverse effects on the environment, and clean up of oil spill pollution, to improve the safety of vessels and pipelines supporting offshore oil drilling, to ensure that there are adequate response plans to prevent environmental damage from oil spills, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5629 — 111th Congress: Oil Spill Accountability and Environmental Protection Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5629
“H.R. 5629 — 111th Congress: Oil Spill Accountability and Environmental Protection Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. July 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5629>
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