New Cosponsors — Jul 26, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Bob Filner [D-CA51, 2003-2012]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX30]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (2 Democrats).
Jul 1, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
Length: 5 pages
7/1/2010--Introduced.Amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit any person or employer from discharging any employee or discriminating against any employee with ... Read more >
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