Congress   113
     
Bill #   S1483
     
Sponsor   Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]
     
Title   Oil Spill Technology and Research Act of 2013
     
Date Introduced 8/1/2013
   
Policy Issue Oil Production and Spill Response
   
Description Summary • To amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to establish the Federal Oil Spill Research Committee, and to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to include in a response plan certain planned and demonstrated investments in research relating to discharges of oil and to modify the dates by which a response plan must be updated.
• The Committee shall include at least one representative from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the Committee shall be chaired by a Committee member representing NOAA.
   
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Date of Action 8/1/2013
   
Latest Action Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
   

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