H.R. 5698 (111th): To amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to protect employees from retaliation for notifying government officials of violations of those Acts, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Jul 1, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Charles Melancon
Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district
Democrat

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Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
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 ...

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History

Introduced
Jul 1, 2010

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