33 U.S. Code § 1501 - Congressional declaration of policy
 So in original. Probably should be capitalized.
2002—Subsec. (a)(5), (6). Pub. L. 107–295 inserted “or natural gas” after “oil” wherever appearing.
1996—Subsec. (a)(5), (6). Pub. L. 104–324 added pars. (5) and (6).
Penalties paid pursuant to this chapter and sections 1319(c) and 1321 of this title to be deposited in the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund created under section 9509 of Title 26, Internal Revenue Code, see section 4304 of Pub. L. 101–380, set out as a note under section 9509 of Title 26.
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