H.R. 6053 (111th): To amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to provide for timely consideration of claims submitted by States and political subdivisions for reimbursement of removal costs.


Jul 30, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kendrick Meek

Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2010
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

7/30/2010--Introduced.Amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to require regulations governing the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund to ensure that a state or political subdivision receives payment for eligible removal ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 30, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6053”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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