Summary: H.R.5355 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/20/2010)

Amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to repeal the limitation on the liability (currently, the total of all removal costs plus $75 million) of the party responsible for an offshore facility, except a deepwater port, from which oil is discharged (or which poses a substantial threat of discharge) into or upon navigable waters or adjoining shorelines or the exclusive economic zone.