H.R. 2727 (105th): Superfund Acceleration, Fairness, and Efficiency Act


Oct 23, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 23, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sherwood “Sherry” Boehlert

Representative for New York's 23rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 23, 1997
Length: 285 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to reauthorize and reform the Superfund program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Remedy Selection and Environmental StandardsAmends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to revise remedy selection provisions.Authorizes remedial actions to achieve protection of human ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 23, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2727”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


45 cosponsors (35R, 10D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 3627 (Related)
Brownfield Community Empowerment Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 1, 1998

H.R. 3595 (Related)
Superfund Improvement Act of 1998

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 30, 1998

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