Text: H.R.3543 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[H.R. 3543 Introduced in House (IH)]






108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3543

  To limit liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
  Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 for service station dealers 
   with respect to the release or threatened release of recycled oil.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           November 20, 2003

 Mr. Capuano (for himself, Mr. Meehan, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. 
Sessions, Mr. Wynn, and Mr. Lynch) introduced the following bill; which 
 was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition 
to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to 
      be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for 
consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the 
                          committee concerned

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                                 A BILL


 
  To limit liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
  Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 for service station dealers 
   with respect to the release or threatened release of recycled oil.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AMENDMENT.

     Section 114(c) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9614(c)) is amended 
by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
            ``(5) Prior to effective date.--No person (including the 
        United States or any State) may recover, under the authority of 
        subsection (a)(3) or (4) of section 107, from a service station 
        dealer for any response costs or damages resulting from a 
        release or threatened release of recycled oil, or use the 
        authority of section 106 against a service station dealer other 
        than a person described in subsection (a)(1) or (2) of section 
        107, with respect to any period between November 8, 1986, and 
        the effective date described in paragraph (4), if the service 
        station dealer had complied with all applicable laws and 
        regulations relating to the disposal of such oil.''.
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