H.R.3081 - To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to permit the assesment of civil penalties for certain violations without the requirement of a period for corrective action, and for other purposes.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 08/02/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Interior and Insular Affairs; Merchant Marine and Fisheries|
|Latest Action:||08/18/1990 See H.R.1465. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3081 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/02/1989)
Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to increase the amount of civil penalties that may be prescribed for violations of such Act.
Requires the Secretary of the Interior to adjust such penalties triennially to reflect increases in the Consumer Price Index.
Authorizes penalties to be assessed without regard to a required period for corrective action if a violation constitutes a threat of serious, irreparable, or immediate harm to life, property, mineral deposits, or the environment.