S.3466 - Environmental Crimes Enforcement Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 06/09/2010)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/24/2010 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 441. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3466 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (06/24/2010)
Environmental Crimes Enforcement Act of 2010 - Directs the United States Sentencing Commission to review and amend the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and policy statements applicable to persons convicted of offenses under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to reflect the intent of Congress that penalties for such offenses be increased to appropriately account for the actual harm to the public and the environment from such offenses.
Amends the federal criminal code to require mandatory restitution for harm resulting from negligent and intentional violations of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.