H.R. 1820 (113th): SAFEGUARDS Act of 2013


Apr 26, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 26, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


W. Bill Young

Representative for Florida's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2013
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to modernize and enhance the Federal Government's response to oil spills, to improve oversight and regulation of offshore drilling, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/26/2013--Introduced.Secure All Facilities to Effectively Guard the United States Against and Respond to Dangerous Spills Act of 2013 or the SAFEGUARDS Act of 2013 - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 26, 2013

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. 1820”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 1664 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2011

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