H.R. 2115 (98th): Comprehensive Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act


Mar 16, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mario Biaggi

Representative for New York's 19th congressional district


See Instead:

H.R. 3278 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jun 28, 1983

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

3/16/1983--Introduced.Comprehensive Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act - TitleI - Oil Pollution Liability and CompensationProvides that, in addition to the processing and settlement of claims, the Comprehensive Oil Pollution Liability ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 16, 1983

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2115”). 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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Related Bills

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H.R. 85 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 30, 1981

H.R. 3278 (Related)
Comprehensive Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 1983

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