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H.R.5503 Securing Protections for the Injured from Limitations on Liability Act, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 13, 2010 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

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    • Bill seeking more generous compensation for oil rig explosion ... - December 09, 2010 by Louisiana Politics & Government - By placing my signature on this petition I support the following changes included in the "Securing Protections for the Injured from Limitations of Liability Act" (SPILL Act/H.R.5503), sponsored by Chairman John Conyers and Rep. ...

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      As noted by Louisiana Politics & Government on December 09, 2010, "By placing my signature on this petition I support the following changes included in the "Securing Protections for the Injured from Limitations of Liability Act" (SPILL Act/H.R.5503), sponsored by Chairman John Conyers and Rep. ..." (http://www.nola.com/news/gulf-oil-spill/index.ssf/2010/12/bill_seeking_more_generous_com.html)
    • Bp Oil Spill Jones Act - December 07, 2010 by Turn Over! - Today the House passed the SPILL Act (HR 5503) by voice vote to reform inadequate. 18 Jun 2010 During the past week, the Jones Act has become a big GOP talking point, with the likes of Oliver North, . How the Oil Spill is Killing the ...

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      As noted by Turn Over! on December 07, 2010, "Today the House passed the SPILL Act (HR 5503) by voice vote to reform inadequate. 18 Jun 2010 During the past week, the Jones Act has become a big GOP talking point, with the likes of Oliver North, . How the Oil Spill is Killing the ..." (http://www.2rnover.com/bp-oil-spill-jones-act.html)
    • ISSUE: The Jones Act « AEU Longshore Blog - December 07, 2010 by AEU Longshore Blog - A PARTIAL list of the bills: S. 3516, H.R. 3534, H.R. 5629, S. 3755, H.R. 5503, S. 3600, S. 3509, S. 3643, S. 3663, H.R. 5019, S. 2747, S. 3466, S. 3472, S. 3495, S. 3509, S. 3511, S. 3512, S. 3515, S. 3516, S. 3525, S. 3597, S. 3643. ...

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      As noted by AEU Longshore Blog on December 07, 2010, "A PARTIAL list of the bills: S. 3516, H.R. 3534, H.R. 5629, S. 3755, H.R. 5503, S. 3600, S. 3509, S. 3643, S. 3663, H.R. 5019, S. 2747, S. 3466, S. 3472, S. 3495, S. 3509, S. 3511, S. 3512, S. 3515, S. 3516, S. 3525, S. 3597, S. 3643. ..." (http://amequity.wordpress.com/2010/12/08/issue-the-jones-act/)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • House Passes SPILL Act For Oil Rig Victims' Families - July 05, 2010 by National Underwriter Property And Casualty Insurance News - But the legislation, the “Securing Protections for the Injured from Limitations on Liability Act” or SPILL Act (HR 5503), does not remove the current $75 ...

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      As noted by National Underwriter Property And Casualty Insurance News on July 05, 2010, " But the legislation, the “Securing Protections for the Injured from Limitations on Liability Act” or SPILL Act (HR 5503), does not remove the current $75 ... " (http://www.property-casualty.com/News/2010/7/Pages/House-Passes-SPILL-Act-For-Oil-Rig-Victims-Families.aspx)
    • - July 05, 2010 by PR Web (press release) - John Conyers Jr. (D-Michigan) sponsored the House bill that would change the maritime laws, HR 5503. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) has sponsored the Senate ...

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      As noted by PR Web (press release) on July 05, 2010, " John Conyers Jr. (D-Michigan) sponsored the House bill that would change the maritime laws, HR 5503. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) has sponsored the Senate ... " (http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/07/prweb4221454.htm)
    • BP Spill Editorial by Colby College President: Disaster Illustrates Inequities ... - July 04, 2010 by PR-USA.net (press release) - Conyers' HR 5503, that would allow the survivors of someone killed on the high seas to recover loss of society damages. Now, the Senate can and should do ...

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      As noted by PR-USA.net (press release) on July 04, 2010, " Conyers' HR 5503, that would allow the survivors of someone killed on the high seas to recover loss of society damages. Now, the Senate can and should do ... " (http://pr-usa.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=429903&Itemid=28)
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