S. 3298 (112th): Oil Spill Technology and Research Act of 2012


Jun 14, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 14, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Maria Cantwell

Senator from Washington



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Last Updated: Jun 14, 2012
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to establish the Federal Oil Spill Research Committee, and to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to include in a response plan certain planned and demonstrated investments in research relating to discharges of oil and to modify the dates by which a response plan must be updated.

Summary (CRS)

6/14/2012--Introduced.Oil Spill Technology and Research Act of 2012 - Amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to replace provisions establishing the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Oil Pollution Research with provisions ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 14, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3298”). 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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Related Bills

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S. 3603 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 15, 2010

S. 1483 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2013

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