HR 22

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 22

To amend title 49, United States Code, to enhance pipeline safety, to provide communities with access to improved information concerning the equipment and operations of pipeline facilities, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 5, 2011

Ms. SPEIER (for herself, Mrs. NAPOLITANO, Mr. STARK, Mr. HONDA, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. THOMPSON of California, and Mr. GARAMENDI) introduced the following bill; which was 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


A BILL

To amend title 49, United States Code, to enhance pipeline safety, to provide communities with access to improved information concerning the equipment and operations of pipeline facilities, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

SEC. 2. REFERENCES TO TITLE 49, UNITED STATES CODE.

SEC. 3. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS AND RESIDENTS.

SEC. 4. FACILITY OPERATION INFORMATION STANDARDS.

SEC. 5. REQUIRED PERIODIC INSPECTION OF PIPELINES BY INSTRUMENTED INTERNAL INSPECTION DEVICES.

SEC. 6. AUTOMATIC OR REMOTE SHUT OFF VALVES.

SEC. 7. AVAILABILITY OF INDUSTRY STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES ADOPTED IN REGULATIONS BY REFERENCE.

SEC. 8. LEAK DETECTION.

SEC. 9. CONSIDERATIONS FOR IDENTIFICATION OF HIGH CONSEQUENCE AREAS.

SEC. 10. PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS.

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