Bill Number: HB1456
Bill Sponsor(s): Delegate Barve
Subject: Environment and Transportation,Judiciary
Establishing that an offshore drilling activity is an ultrahazardous and abnormally dangerous activity; establishing that a person that causes a spill of oil or gas while engaged in an offshore drilling activity is strictly liable for certain damages; providing that provisions concerning a certain bond do not apply to a judgment in a civil action for damages relating to an offshore drilling activity; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
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