H.R. 1465 (101st): Oil Pollution Act of 1990

This was a vote to pass H.R. 1465 (101st) in the Senate.

The Oil Pollution Act (101 H.R.1465, P.L. 101-380) was passed by the 101st United States Congress, and signed by President George H. W. Bush, to mitigate and prevent civil liability from the future oil spills off the coast of the United States. It forms part of oil spill governance in the United States.

The law stated that companies must have a "plan to prevent spills that may occur" and have a "detailed containment and cleanup plan" for oil spills. The law also includes a clause that prohibits any vessel that, after March 22, 1989, has caused an oil spill of more than one million U.S. gallons (3,800 m³) in any marine area, from operating in Prince William Sound.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Congress
101st Congress
Date
Aug 2, 1990
Chamber
Senate
Number
#206
Question:
On the Conference Report in the Senate
Result:
Conference Report Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 99
 
 
99%
54 45
  Nay 0
 
 
0%
0 0
Not Voting 1
 
 
1%
1 0
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