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Titles (3)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Introduced

CERCLA Liability Expansion and Accountability for Negligent and Unjust Pollution Act
CLEANUP Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to include certain landlocked releases of petroleum, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/26/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
07/29/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/29/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
07/26/2019Referred 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/26/2019Referred 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/26/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 07/26/2019
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 07/26/2019
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 07/26/2019

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce07/26/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change07/29/2019 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure07/26/2019 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment07/29/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/26/2019)

CERCLA Liability Expansion and Accountability for Negligent and Unjust Pollution Act or the CLEANUP Act

This bill includes petroleum products under the definition of hazardous substances for purposes of Superfund, the program that directs and funds the cleanup of sites contaminated with hazardous substances. Additionally, the release of a petroleum product shall be considered as a release under Superfund if liability for such release is established by any other federal law.

Per the bill, a petroleum product is petroleum or oil of any kind, in any form, or any fraction thereof, and includes fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse, and oil mixed with wastes other than dredged spoil.