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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

1/3/2012--Public Law.Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 - Section2 - Increases civil penalties on an oil, natural gas, or hazardous liquid pipeline facility operator for failure ... Read more >


Sep 7, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 8, 2011
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.

Dec 12, 2011
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.

Dec 13, 2011
Passed Senate

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 3, 2012
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. 2845”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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