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      Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
    IntroducedApril 25th, 2013

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Title

Big Oil Bailout Prevention Unlimited Liability Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to require oil polluters to pay the full cost of oil spills, and for other purposes.

Summary

Big Oil Bailout Prevention Unlimited Liability Act of 2013 - Amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to make the party responsible for an offshore facility, except a deepwater port, from which oil is discharged into or upon navigable waters or adjoining shorelines liable for all discharge removal costs and damages for each incident (under current law such party is liable for the total of all removal costs plus $75 million).