S. 1555 (112th): Rigs to Reefs Habitat Protection Act


Sep 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Vitter

Senior Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2011
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize the use of certain offshore oil and gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico for artificial reefs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/14/2011--Introduced.Rigs to Reefs Habitat Protection Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to assess each offshore oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico that is no longer ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 14, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1555”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 96 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2013

H.R. 3429 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 15, 2011

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