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.
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Mar 26, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 26, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Florida's 26th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2016
Length: 4 pages
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 468.
H.R. 1684 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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