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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

Section2 - Amends Federal transportation law to require participation by government operators as well as government and contract excavators for a State one-call notification program (a "one-call program") to qualify ... Read more >


Dec 20, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 23, 2002
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 23, 2002
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3609”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


43 cosponsors (29R, 14D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jul 23, 2002 11:19 p.m.
Passed 423/4

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 299 (Related)
Pipeline Safety Enhancement Act of 2001

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 8, 2001

S. 235 (Related)
Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2001

Passed Senate
Last Action: Feb 8, 2001

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