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Calendar No. 687
101st CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2176
[Report No. 101-366]
A BILL
To provide better enforcement of the environmental laws of the United States,
and for other purposes.
July 13 (legislative day, JULY 10), 1990
Reported with amendments
S 2176 RS
Calendar No. 687
101st CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2176
[Report No. 101-366]
To provide better enforcement of the environmental laws of the United States,
and for other purposes.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 26 (legislative day, JANUARY 23), 1990
Mr. LIEBERMAN (for himself, Mr. LAUTENBERG, Mr. CHAFEE, Mr. DURENBERGER,
Mr. JEFFORDS, Mr. WILSON, Mr. SIMON, and Mr. GRAHAM) introduced the following
bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and
Public Works
July 13 (legislative day, JULY 10), 1990
Reported by Mr. BURDICK, with amendments
[Omit the part struck through and insert the part printed in italic]
A BILL
To provide better enforcement of the environmental laws of the United States,
and for other purposes.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
  This Act may be cited as the `Pollution Prosecution Act of 1990'.
SEC. 2. EPA OFFICE OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION.
 [Struck out->]   The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
 (hereinafter referred to as the `Administrator') shall increase the number
 of professional criminal investigators assigned to its Office of Criminal
 Investigations in fiscal year 1991, and in each of the next following 4 fiscal
 years. The increase in each such fiscal year shall be at least equal to 30
 percent of the aggregate number of criminal investigators assigned to that
 office during the prior fiscal year. For fiscal year 1991, and in each of
 the next following 4 fiscal years, the Administrator shall provide additional
 support staff to the Office of Criminal Investigations. [