HR 54

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 54

To amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to extend liability to corporations, partnerships, and other persons having ownership interests in responsible parties, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 5, 2011

Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia (for himself and Mr. TONKO) 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 extend liability to corporations, partnerships, and other persons having ownership interests in responsible parties, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. DEFINITION OF RESPONSIBLE PARTY.

SEC. 3. LIMITS ON LIABILITY.

SEC. 4. EFFECTIVE DATE.

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