H.R.4711 - Oil Spill Dispersant Spraying Aircraft Act of 1998105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Tauzin, W. J. (Billy) [R-LA-3] (Introduced 10/06/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform; National Security; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||10/19/1998 Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.|
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Summary: H.R.4711 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/06/1998)
Oil Spill Dispersant Spraying Aircraft Act of 1998 - Authorizes the Secretary of Defense (Secretary), during FY 1998 through 2002, to sell excess Department of Defense aircraft and parts to a person or entity that contracts to deliver oil dispersants by air for the dispersing of oil spills. Provides sale conditions, including a requirement that the purchaser make certain certifications to the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating as to the testing of the dispersing system and the proper use of aircraft and parts purchased.
Requires the Secretary to: (1) prescribe sale regulations; and (2) report to the congressional defense committees on such sales.