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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.