H.R. 2266 (100th): Pipeline Safety Reauthorization Act of 1988

A bill to amend the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 and the Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Act of 1979 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989, and for other purposes.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.



May 4, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 31, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 31, 1988.


Pub.L. 100-561


Philip Sharp

Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 31, 1988


May 4, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 14, 1987
Reported by Committee

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Apr 19, 1988
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 1, 1988
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 14, 1988
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 31, 1988
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2266 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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