H.R. 5851 (111th): Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2010

Introduced:

Jul 26, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 30, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

George Miller

Representative for California's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2010
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide whistleblower protections to certain workers in the offshore oil and gas industry.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 26, 2010
 
Introduced

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Jul 30, 2010
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jul 30, 2010 5:12 p.m.
Passed 315/93

Related Bills

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H.R. 503 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2011

H.Res. 1574 (Caused-Action)
Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3534) to provide greater efficiencies, transparency, returns, ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 30, 2010

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