H. R. 1743
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 25, 2013
Mr. Holt(for himself,Mr. Grijalva,Ms. Castor of Florida,Ms. Slaughter,Mrs. Capps,Mr. Polis, andMr. Markey) introduced the following bill; which was referred to theCommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to require responsible parties to pay the full cost of offshore oil spills, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Big Oil Bailout Prevention Act of
Removal of limits on liability for offshore facilities
Section 1004(a) of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990( 33 U.S.C. 2704(a) )is amended—
andafter the semicolon;
by strikingparagraph (3); and
by redesignatingparagraph (4)asparagraph (3).
Section 1004(b)(2) of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990( 33 U.S.C. 2704(b)(2) )is amended by striking the second sentence.