New Cosponsor — Mar 27, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD1]
The bill now has 19 cosponsors (16 Republicans, 3 Democrats).
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Nov 4, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on November 4, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 25th congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 4, 2011
Length: 5 pages
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3393 — 112th Congress: Foreign Oil Spill Liability Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3393
“H.R. 3393 — 112th Congress: Foreign Oil Spill Liability Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3393>
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