H.R. 5609 (102nd): Superfund Equitable Liability and Improved Cleanup Act


Jul 9, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 9, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Douglas Owens

Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to establish fault-based liability, numerical cleanup standards, and deadlines for remedial action, and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to apply the Superfund minimum tax to additional corporations to provide additional revenue to carry out the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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Jul 9, 1992

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