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


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
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

6/29/2010--Introduced.Offshore Drilling Safety Improvement Act - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations requiring:(1) that all oil and gas drilling ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 29, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5634”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4D, 2R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1520 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 13, 2011

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