Summary: H.R.4971 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4971. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/15/2016)

Prosecuting Irresponsible Pipeline Explosions Act of 2016 or the PIPE Act of 2016

This bill imposes criminal penalties upon persons who recklessly damage or destroy certain gas pipelines or hazardous liquid pipelines through deliberate indifference to or conscious disregard of the consequences of their conduct.