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H.R.373: Oil Pollution Research and Development Program Reauthorization Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||environmental protection|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Lois Capps, D-Calif.|
|Total Cosponsors||5 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Jan. 23, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 4, 2013|
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Oil Pollution Research and Development Program Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to revise provisions concerning the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Oil Pollution Research. Revises Committee membership. Requires the Committee, acting through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), to: (1) develop a national information clearinghouse on oil discharge; and (2) submit a plan for the implementation of the oil pollution research, development, and demonstration program at least every five years.
Requires oil pollution research and technology plans to identify: (1) regional oil pollution research needs; (2) information needed to conduct risk assessment and risk analysis research to effectively prevent oil discharges; and (3) a methodology for the solicitation, evaluation, preapproval, funding, and utilization of technologies and research projects in advance of oil discharges.
Requires the oil polluti...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Feb. 4, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.|
|Jan. 23, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.|