H.R. 16316 (93rd): A bill to amend the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 to require the establishment of certain standards relating to gasoline tanks.


Aug 7, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 7, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Cronin

Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

8/7/1974--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of Transportation to establish standards to require that gasoline tank openings shall not be placed near the front or rear of motor vehicles. Read more >

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Aug 7, 1974

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