Summary: H.R.5589 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5589. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (10/27/2000)

Orphan Meth Lab Cleanup Act - Amends the Toxic Substances Control Act to make it unlawful for any person to manufacture, distribute, or dispense, or possess with intent to manufacture, distribute, or dispense 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and related salts and isomers or 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine or its salts or isomers. Requires all civil and criminal penalties imposed with respect to methamphetamine to be deposited in the Orphan Meth Lab Cleanup Account and used to make grants to local governments for the costs of environmental remediation of orphan meth labs (methamphetamine production facilities for which no responsible party can be determined).