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- Full Title
To provide whistleblower protections to certain workers in the offshore oil and gas industry.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2011
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 30, 2010
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On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H R 5851 Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2010Jul 30, 2010 5:04 p.m.
Failed 171/234Jul 30, 2010 5:12 p.m.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5851 — 111th Congress: Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5851
“H.R. 5851 — 111th Congress: Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. May 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5851>
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