New Cosponsor — Apr 15, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Rush Holt [D-NJ12, 1999-2014]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
Apr 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on April 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2011
Length: 4 pages
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.
4/13/2011--Introduced.Offshore Drilling Safety Improvement Act - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations requiring:(1) that all oil and gas drilling ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5634 (111th).
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1520>
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