H.R. 3393 (112th): Foreign Oil Spill Liability Act of 2011


Nov 4, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 4, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Rivera

Representative for Florida's 25th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 4, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to impose penalties and provide for the recovery of removal costs and damages in connection with certain discharges of oil from foreign offshore units, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Foreign Oil Spill Liability Act of 2011 - Amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to make the owner or operator of a facility liable for removal costs and specified ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 4, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3393”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (16R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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