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S. 2299 (116th): PIPES Act of 2020

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A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to enhance the safety and reliability of pipeline transportation, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Deb Fischer

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Nebraska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 6, 2020
Length: 76 pages
Introduced
Jul 25, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 133: H.R. 133: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 [Including Coronavirus Stimulus & Relief]
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 27, 2020. (compare text)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senator Markeys Leonel Rondon Pipeline Safety Act Included in Senate-Passed Pipeline Safety ReauthorizationRead More
    — Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] on Aug 7, 2020

Udall, Senators Urge Stronger Methane Limits in Senate Pipeline Legislation
    — Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM, 2009-2020] on Dec 12, 2019

Senate Intel Chairman Burr on CIA Director Pompeo’s Selection of Gina Haspel as Deputy Director of CIA
    — Sen. Richard Burr [R-NC] on Feb 2, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2299 will add $633 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jul 25, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 31, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Feb 13, 2020
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Aug 6, 2020
 
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. 2299 (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 S. 2299. 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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