H.R. 776 (95th): Comprehensive Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act


Jan 4, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 4, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mario Biaggi

Representative for New York's 10th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide a comprehensive system of liability and compensation for oil spill damage and removal costs.

Summary (CRS)

1/4/1977--Introduced.Comprehensive Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act - TitleI - Domestic Oil Pollution Liability, Compensation, and FundEstablishes in the Treasury of the United States a fund for the purpose of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 4, 1977

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 776”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 85 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 30, 1981

H.R. 3926 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 23, 1977

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