H.R. 2222 (98th): Comprehensive Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act

Introduced:

Mar 21, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 21, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gerry Studds

Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district

Democrat

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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 29 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 1979

H.R. 1232 (99th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 26, 1985

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History

Introduced
Mar 21, 1983

Details

Cosponsors
18 cosponsors (15D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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