H.R. 4606 (112th): To authorize the issuance of right-of-way permits for natural gas pipelines in Glacier National Park, and for ...

...other purposes.

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Dec 18, 2012 (Received by the Senate).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4606

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 18 (legislative day, December 17), 2012

Received

AN ACT

To authorize the issuance of right-of-way permits for natural gas pipelines in Glacier National Park, and for other purposes.

1.

Permits for existing natural gas pipelines

(a)

In general

The Secretary of the Interior may issue right-of-way permits for each natural gas pipeline (including all appurtenances used in the operation of the natural gas pipeline) that, as of March 1, 2012, is located within the boundary of Glacier National Park.

(b)

Terms and conditions

A permit issued under subsection (a) shall be—

(1)

issued as a right-of-way renewal, consistent with laws (including regulations) generally applicable to utility rights-of-way within units of the National Park System;

(2)

for a width of not more than 25 feet on either side of the centerline of the natural gas pipeline; and

(3)

subject to any terms and conditions that the Secretary of the Interior determines to be necessary.

Passed the House of Representatives December 17, 2012.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk