H.R.4624 - Pipeline Inspection Enforcement Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hahn, Janice [D-CA-44] (Introduced 02/25/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/26/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4624 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/25/2016)
Pipeline Inspection Enforcement Act of 2016
This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to require the person purchasing or operating a gas or hazardous liquid pipeline facility to inspect it to confirm the pipeline's status as active or abandoned.
The DOT shall require also, by regulation, that the regulatory authority responsible for inspections of the facility ensure that such an inspection is conducted. The inspection requirement shall apply with respect to newly listed abandoned pipelines as well.