H.R. 3609 (107th): Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002

To amend title 49, United States Code, to enhance the security and safety of pipelines.



Dec 20, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 17, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 17, 2002.


Pub.L. 107-355


Don Young

Representative for Alaska At Large



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Last Updated: Dec 4, 2002
Length: 28 pages


Dec 20, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 23, 2002
Reported by Committee

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Jul 23, 2002
Passed House

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Nov 13, 2002
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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 14, 2002
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Nov 15, 2002
House 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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 17, 2002
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3609 (107th) 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 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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