H.R. 6579 (112th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny any deduction for compensatory payments made to any person or governmental entity on account of the April 20, 2010, explosion on and sinking of the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon.


Oct 26, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 26, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jo Bonner

Representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 26, 2012
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Amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny a business expense tax deduction for any compensatory payments made to any person or governmental entity on account of the explosion on and ... Read more >

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Oct 26, 2012

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