To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require that oil and gas drilling and production operations on the outer Continental Shelf must have in place the best available technology for blowout preventers and emergency shutoff equipment, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 13, 2011
Length: 4 pages
Apr 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 29, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5634 (111th).
Apr 13, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 1520 (112th) was a 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.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2018). H.R. 1520 — 112th Congress: Offshore Drilling Safety Improvement Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1520
“H.R. 1520 — 112th Congress: Offshore Drilling Safety Improvement Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. September 18, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1520>
Offshore Drilling Safety Improvement Act, H.R. 1520, 112th Cong. (2011).
|title=H.R. 1520 (112th)
|accessdate=September 18, 2018
|author=112th Congress (2011)
|date=April 13, 2011
|quote=Offshore Drilling Safety Improvement Act
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.