H.R. 2845 (112th): Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011

To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for enhanced safety and environmental protection in pipeline transportation, to provide for enhanced reliability in the transportation of the Nation's energy products by pipeline, and for other purposes.



Sep 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 3, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 3, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-90


Bill Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2011
Length: 21 pages


Sep 7, 2011

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Sep 8, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Dec 12, 2011
Passed House

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Dec 13, 2011
Passed Senate

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Jan 3, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2845 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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