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HR 3432

Title: Safer Pipelines Act of 2019
Author: Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL)

Summary
<p><b>Safer Pipelines Act of 2019</b></p> <p>This bill addresses pipeline safety with respect to natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines.</p> <p>Among other things, the bill</p> <ul> <li>reauthorizes appropriations through FY2023 for pipeline safety activities;</li> <li>prioritizes assessment methods for transmission pipelines that can provide a greater level of safety than direct assessment, including the use of internal inspection devices or pressure testing;</li> <li>makes it mandatory for each operator of a transmission pipeline facility in a high consequence area to install automatic or remote shutoff valves;</li> <li>directs owners and operators of gas or hazardous liquid pipeline facilities to make critical operational information available to surrounding communities and first ...

Status
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Energy Prior to Introduction and Referral. 06/16/2019
Introduced in House 06/24/2019
Introduced in House 06/24/2019
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 06/24/2019
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 06/24/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy. 06/24/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. 06/25/2019
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 06/26/2019
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote . 06/26/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 11/20/2019
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote. 11/20/2019

Bill Text
06/24/2019 - HR 3432 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL)
    U.S. Representative

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