Text: H.R.3531 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/17/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3531


To amend title 28, United States Code, to include claims relating to a response under the Comprehensive Response, Compensation, and Liability Act among those claims for which the Federal Tort Claims Act provides a remedy, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 17, 2015

Mr. Westmoreland introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 28, United States Code, to include claims relating to a response under the Comprehensive Response, Compensation, and Liability Act among those claims for which the Federal Tort Claims Act provides a remedy, 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 “No Exemptions for EPA Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Federal Tort Claims Exception to Exception for Certain Claims Arising under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act .

Section 2680(a) of title 28, United States Code, is amended by inserting “(other than a discretionary function or duty in connection with a response under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act)” after “discretionary function or duty”.