A bill to amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to equalize liability and financial assurance requirements for onshore pipeline facilities that could discharge oil into the Great Lakes system with such requirements for offshore pipelines, to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue an emergency order directing pipeline owners to comply with existing pipeline operating agreements or acquire sufficient resources to appropriately respond to possible oil spill incidents, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 24, 2017
Length: 6 pages
May 24, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 24, 2017
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S. 1226 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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