S.Res.588 - A resolution recognizing the economic and environmental impacts of the British Petroleum oil spill on the people of the Gulf Coast and their way of life and urging British Petroleum to give all due consideration to offers of assistance, products, or services from the States directly impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] (Introduced 07/20/2010)|
|Latest Action:||07/20/2010 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.588 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (07/20/2010)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Recognizes the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the way of life, economy, and natural resources of the Gulf Coast states.
Supports the continued public and private efforts to stop the oil spill, mitigate further damage to the Gulf Coast, and clean up this environmental disaster.
Urges British Petroleum (BP) to give all due consideration to individuals, businesses, and organizations of the states directly impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill where practicable, as BP considers services or products related to ongoing efforts in the Gulf of Mexico associated with this oil spill.