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H.R. 4937 (114th): PIPES Act of 2016

To amend title 49, United States Code, to reauthorize pipeline safety programs and enhance pipeline safety, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 2276: PIPES Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 22, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Jeff Denham

Representative for California's 10th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2016
Length: 42 pages

History

Apr 14, 2016
 
Introduced

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Apr 20, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 14, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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H.R. 4937 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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