S. 3515 (111th): Federal Research and Technologies for Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act of 2010


Jun 21, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

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


Jeanne Shaheen

Senator from New Hampshire



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2010
Length: 30 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize and enhance the programs of the Department of the Interior relating to the detection of, response to, and mitigation and cleanup of oil spills on Federal land managed by the Department, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/2/2010--Reported to Senate amended.Federal Research and Technologies for Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act of 2010 - Section3 - Amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to direct the Chairman ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 21, 2010

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Jun 30, 2010
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3515”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 3663 (Related)
Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Company Accountability Act of 2010

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2010

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