There is one summary for H.R.411. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/28/2003)

Amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to prohibit any person from importing, transporting, or exporting municipal solid waste (MSW), for final disposal or incineration, in violation of the Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada Concerning the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Waste.

Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to perform the functions of the Designated Authority of the United States with respect to the importation and exportation of MSW under the Agreement and to implement and enforce the Agreement.

Sets forth factors for consideration in the Administrator's determinations of whether to consent to importation.

Provides procedures for issuance of compliance orders, assessment of civil penalties, and conduct of public hearings.