Summary: H.R.505 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/22/2015)

Developing Standards for Electronic Shipping Papers Act of 2015

Directs the Secretary of Transportation to establish a Hazardous Materials Information Advisory Committee to develop voluntary standards and best practices for first responders and enforcement officials in the use of electronic shipping papers in the event of a hazardous material transportation incident.

Defines the term "electronic shipping paper" as an electronic version of the physical shipping paper conveying the most current available hazard information and capable of being accessed instantaneously by emergency responders during such an incident.