H.R.523 - American Fuel Protection Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20] (Introduced 02/08/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/14/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.523 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/08/2011)
American Fuel Protection Act of 2011 - Deems a claim for liability against a qualified entity as a claim against the United States for damages resulting from, or aggravated by, the use of transportation fuel containing ethanol in concentrations greater than 10% to operate an internal combustion engine. Abrogates U.S. sovereign immunity and makes the United States exclusively liable for such claims. Limits awards to actual damages sustained by a claimant.
Defines "qualified entity" to mean an entity engaged in the manufacture, use, sale, or distribution of: (1) transportation fuel or renewable fuel, or (2) products which use transportation fuel.
Grants U.S. district courts exclusive jurisdiction of any civil actions on such claims.