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

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Mario Biaggi

Representative for New York's 10th congressional district

Democrat

History

Jan 4, 1977
 
Introduced

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H.R. 776 (95th) 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 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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