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S. 275 (112th): Pipeline Transportation Safety Improvement Act of 2011

A bill 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Frank Lautenberg

Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2011
Length: 38 pages
Introduced:

Feb 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 17, 2011 but was never passed by the House. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 2845: Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 3, 2012. (compare text)

History

Feb 3, 2011
 
Introduced

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May 5, 2011
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 17, 2011
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 275 (112th) 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 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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