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S. 2299: PIPES Act of 2019

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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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Deb Fischer

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Nebraska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2019
Length: 54 pages
Jul 25, 2019

Ordered Reported on Jul 31, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 31, 2019.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senator Markey Secures Passage of “Leonel Rondon Pipeline Safety Act” in Senate Pipeline Safety Reauthorization Bill
    — Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] on Jul 31, 2019

Udall Files Critical Amendments to Improve Senate Pipeline Safety Act Reauthorization
    — Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM] on Jul 30, 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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Jul 25, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 31, 2019
Ordered Reported

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S. 2299 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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