Text: H.R.4188 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/02/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4188


To authorize appropriations for brownfields site assessment and cleanup, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 2, 2009

Mr. Sestak (for himself, Mr. Pallone, and Mr. Grijalva) 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


A BILL

To authorize appropriations for brownfields site assessment and cleanup, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Brownfield Cleanup Enhancement Act”.

SEC. 2. Brownfields site assessment and cleanup.

Section 104(k)(12) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9604(k)(12)) is amended to read as follows:

“(12) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subsection $350,000,000 for fiscal year 2010, $400,000,000 for fiscal year 2011, $450,000,000 for fiscal year 2012, $500,000,000 for fiscal year 2013, $550,000,000 for fiscal year 2014, and $600,000,000 for fiscal year 2015 and each fiscal year thereafter.”.

SEC. 3. State response programs.

Section 128(a)(3) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9628(a)(3)) is amended to read as follows:

“(3) FUNDING.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subsection $70,000,000 for fiscal year 2010, $80,000,000 for fiscal year 2011, $90,000,000 for fiscal year 2012, $100,000,000 for fiscal year 2013, $110,000,000 for fiscal year 2014, and $120,000,000 for fiscal year 2015 and each fiscal year thereafter.”.