H.R.5100 - To clarify that certain penalties provided for in the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 are the exclusive criminal penalties for any action or activity that may arise or occur in connection with certain discharges of oil or a hazardous substance.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Vitter, David [R-LA-1] (Introduced 07/27/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||10/04/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime.|
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Summary: H.R.5100 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Declares that existing criminal penalties under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and its amendments provide the exclusive criminal penalties for any action or activity that may arise or occur in connection with a discharge of oil or a hazardous substance referred to by the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.
Introduced in House (07/27/2000)
Declares that nothing in this Act shall be construed to limit, or otherwise exempt any person from, liability for conspiracy to commit any offense against the United States, for fraud and false statements, or for the obstruction of justice.