H.R.311 - FUELS Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] (Introduced 01/18/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure | Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 113-375|
|Latest Action:||03/12/2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.|
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Text: H.R.311 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Referred in Senate (03/12/2014)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works
To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to change the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule with respect to certain farms.
This Act may be cited as the “Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act” or the “FUELS Act”.
(i) an individual tank with an aboveground storage capacity greater than 10,000 gallons;
(ii) an aggregate aboveground storage capacity greater than or equal to 42,000 gallons; or
(iii) a history that includes a spill, as determined by the Administrator; or
(i) an aggregate aboveground storage capacity greater than 10,000 gallons but less than 42,000 gallons; and
(ii) no history of spills, as determined by the Administrator; and
(A) with an aggregate aboveground storage capacity of less than or equal to 10,000 gallons; and
(B) no history of spills, as determined by the Administrator.
(b) Calculation of aggregate aboveground storage capacity.—For the purposes of subsection (a), the aggregate aboveground storage capacity of a farm excludes all containers on separate parcels that have a capacity that is less than 1,320 gallons.
In this Act, the following terms apply:
(1) ADMINISTRATOR.—The term “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
(2) FARM.—The term “farm” has the meaning given such term in section 112.2 of title 40, Code of Federal Regulations.
(3) GALLON.—The term “gallon” refers to a United States liquid gallon.
(4) SPILL PREVENTION, CONTROL, AND COUNTERMEASURE RULE.—The term “Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule” means the regulation promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency under part 112 of title 40, Code of Federal Regulations.
Passed the House of Representatives March 11, 2014.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|