Summary: H.R.3271 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3271. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (08/02/1991)

Denies Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) benefits for ten years to any person: (1) convicted of violating a Federal environmental law; or (2) found to have held a beneficial business interest in a business concern required to be listed on a disclosure statement under this Act and convicted of violating a Federal environmental law.

Prohibits the EPA Administrator from denying benefits to any person who demonstrates that he has been rehabilitated.

Requires the following persons to file disclosure statements with the Administrator: (1) Federal environmental permit applicants; (2) applicants for EPA loans, grants, or other benefits; or (3) persons submitting contract bids or competitive proposals to EPA.

Provides for enforcement of this Act through EPA examination of disclosure statements and access to business sites and records.

Grants persons declared to be ineligible for EPA benefits the opportunity for a hearing.

Provides for public access to disclosure statements and business records, with the exception of confidential information.