A bill to amend the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 and the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to modify certain penalties to deter oil spills.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 12, 2015
Length: 2 pages
May 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 12, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 12, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 9, 2015
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
S. 1311 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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