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H.R. 5120 (116th): SAFER Pipelines Act of 2019

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To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide enhanced safety and environmental protection in pipeline transportation, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Peter DeFazio

Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2020
Length: 62 pages
Introduced
Nov 15, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 20, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)

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History

Nov 15, 2019
 
Introduced

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Nov 20, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 17, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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H.R. 5120 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5120. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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