H.R. 5634 (111th): Offshore Drilling Safety Improvement Act

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require that oil and gas drilling and production operations on the outer Continental Shelf must have in place the best available technology for blowout preventers and emergency shutoff equipment, and for other purposes.

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Jun 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jay Inslee

Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2010
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Jun 29, 2010

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