H.R.5130 - A bill to amend Title 28 of the United States Code to provide for special venue provisions in cases relating to the environment.96th Congress (1979-1980)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McKay, K. Gunn [D-UT-1] (Introduced 08/02/1979)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/02/1979 Referred to House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5130 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/02/1979)
Sets forth venue provisions applicable to the National Environmental Policy Act or any Act of Congress relating to environmental quality, including Acts relating to nonstatutory Federal water rights, in which the impact or injury alleged is less than nationwide in scope, requiring such actions to be brought only in a judicial district in which a substantial portion of the impact or injury occurs.
Requires appeals from any agency decision arising under such Acts to be appealed to the court of appeals for the judicial circuit in which a substantial portion of the impact or injury occurs.