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


Jul 26, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

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.


George Miller
Representative for California's 7th congressional district


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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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5851” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 26, 2010
Passed House
Jul 30, 2010
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3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

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

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