H.R.1878 - To impose an indefinite moratorium on enforcement of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 against certain de minimis parties.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Canady, Charles T. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 06/12/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||06/26/1997 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.|
This bill has the status Introduced
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
Subject — Policy Area:
- Environmental Protection
- View subjects
Summary: H.R.1878 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/12/1997)
Prohibits the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from continuing or beginning to conduct an enforcement action against a de minimis party under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund) that: (1) did not cause the release or threat of release of a hazardous substance; and (2) had no knowledge of the release or threat of release until after it occurred.
Requires certain time limitations on the filing of actions for natural resource damages, cost recovery, or contributions to be tolled with respect to such enforcement actions for the period during which the moratorium under this Act is in effect.