HR 492

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 492

To amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to require responsible parties to pay the full cost of offshore oil spills, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 26, 2011

Mr. HOLT (for himself, Mr. INSLEE, Mrs. CAPPS, Mr. PALLONE, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. YARMUTH, Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. GARAMENDI, Ms. WOOLSEY, Ms. SUTTON, Mr. FARR, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Ms. PINGREE of Maine, Mr. BRALEY of Iowa, Mr. COHEN, Ms. SPEIER, and Mr. STARK) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to require responsible parties to pay the full cost of offshore oil spills, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. REMOVAL OF LIMITS ON LIABILITY FOR OFFSHORE FACILITIES.

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