91st General Assembly
Summary of HB1163
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Short description: 
OIL SPILL-COSTS                                                            

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Oil Spill  Responders  Liability  Act.  In  provisions      
   limiting  liability for removal costs or damages when responding to an      
   oil spill  for  persons  who  act  in  accordance  with  the  National      
   Contingency  Plan  or  as  otherwise  directed by the federal on-scene      
   coordinator or by the State official with responsibility for oil spill      
   responses, changes  the  act  for  which  liability  is  limited  from      
   "responding  to  an emergency request" to "rendering care, assistance,      
   or advice".  Provides that this provision applies notwithstanding  any      
   other provision of law. Effective immediately.                              
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0428

   Last action date: 99-08-06

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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