H.R.1431 - Ombudsman Reauthorization Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9] (Introduced 04/04/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||04/25/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials.|
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Summary: H.R.1431 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Ombudsman Reauthorization Act of 2001 - Amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to revise provisions regarding the Ombudsman.
Introduced in House (04/04/2001)
Expands the duties of the Ombudsman to include: (1) assisting citizens in resolving problems with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of the Assistant Administrator for Solid Waste and Emergency Response; (2) proposing changes in EPA administrative practices to mitigate such problems; and (3) conducting investigations, making findings of fact, and making nonbinding recommendations concerning such problems.
Describes additional administrative and investigative powers of the Ombudsman.
Reauthorizes appropriations for the Ombudsman through FY 2010.