S. 3472 (111th): Big Oil Bailout Prevention Unlimited Liability Act of 2010


Jun 9, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 9, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2010
Length: 2 pages

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S. 3305 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jun 30, 2010

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to require oil polluters to pay the full costs of oil spills, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/9/2010--Introduced.Big Oil Bailout Prevention Unlimited Liability Act of 2010 - Amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to make the party responsible for an offshore facility, except a deepwater port, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 9, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3472”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (23D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 214 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2011

S. 3305 (Related)
Big Oil Bailout Prevention Unlimited Liability Act of 2010

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 2010

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