S.2944 - A bill 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:||Sen. Breaux, John B. [D-LA] (Introduced 07/27/2000)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/27/2000 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2944 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All 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 Senate (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.