H.R. 2222 (98th): 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, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Mar 21, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

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


Gerry Studds

Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district


See Instead:

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


Mar 21, 1983

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H.R. 2222 (98th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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