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Environmental Programs Assistance Act of 1984 Amendments of 1992

Short Titles as Introduced

Environmental Programs Assistance Act of 1984 Amendments of 1991

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A bill to amend the Environmental Programs Assistance Act of 1984 to provide that for purposes of liability for damage, injury or death caused by the negligence or wrongful acts or omissions of individuals authorized by such Act, the United States is liable, and for purposes of access to trade secrets and confidential business information such individuals are authorized representatives of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
10/07/1992Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
10/07/1992Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works discharged by Unanimous Consent.
04/11/1991Introduced in Senate

All Actions (10)

Date Chamber All Actions
10/09/1992HouseReferred jointly to the House Committee on Judiciary.
10/09/1992HouseReferred jointly to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
10/08/1992SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
10/08/1992-12:47pmHouseHeld at the desk.
10/08/1992-12:03pmHouseReceived in the House.
10/07/1992SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
10/07/1992SenateS.Amdt.3409 Amendment SP 3409 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/07/1992SenateS.Amdt.3409 Proposed by Senator Simpson for Senator Chafee. To amend Environmental Programs Assistance Act of 1984 to provide that for purposes of access to trade secrets and confidential business information individuals authorized by such Act are authorized representatives of the U.S. EPA.
10/07/1992SenateSenate Committee on Environment and Public Works discharged by Unanimous Consent.
04/11/1991SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Environment and Public Works04/11/1991 Referred to
10/07/1992 Discharged from
House Education and Labor10/09/1992 Referred to
House Judiciary10/09/1992 Referred to

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Passed Senate amended (10/07/1992)

Environmental Programs Assistance Act of 1984 Amendments of 1992 - Amends the Environmental Programs Assistance Act of 1984 to require older workers authorized to be used in connection with pollution control programs administered by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to have the same access as Federal employees have to, and be subject to the same penalties for disclosure of, confidential business information submitted pursuant to any contract with the United States, obtained by an EPA employee, or submitted in connection with the: (1) Solid Waste Disposal Act; (2) Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980; (3) Federal Water Pollution Control Act; (4) Clean Air Act; (5) Public Health Service Act; (6) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act; (7) Toxic Substances Control Act; (8) Noise Control Act of 1972; (9) Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; or (10) Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986.

Makes such individuals subject to Federal criminal code provisions concerning ethics and conflict of interests.