Pelosi Calls For House Oil Spill Response By 4th Of July

Law360, New York (June 9, 2010, 2:24 PM EDT) -- Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has set a July 4 deadline for U.S. House of Representatives leaders to ready legislative responses to the ongoing BP PLC oil spill, including private liability and regulatory reform and new rules on oil rig certification and safety standards.

Pelosi met with the chairs of eight House committees and subcommittees Tuesday to lay out the preliminary details of what issues arising from the catastrophic Gulf of Mexico spill will be addressed by the legislative package, which may take the...
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