H.R.324 - Recycle America's Land Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Boehlert, Sherwood [R-NY-23] (Introduced 01/31/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||05/01/2001 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
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Summary: H.R.324 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Recycle America's Land Act of 2001- Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to direct the President to establish assistance programs for: (1) assessment and remediation of brownfields; and (2) State voluntary cleanup programs.
Introduced in House (01/31/2001)
Absolves of liability under CERCLA: (1) certain owners or operators, including heirs, specified treatment works, and owners or operators of rights-of-way; (2) certain non-owner/operators, including small businesses, landfills, de micromis contributors, and recyclers; and (4) contiguous property owners.
Limits the right to seek contribution from other parties in certain circumstances.
Revises provisions regarding settlements.
Establishes a liability allocation process for NPL facilities.
Reauthorizes appropriations to the Hazardous Substance Superfund through FY 2007.