H.R.209 - To improve the Department of Housing and Urban Development's regulations on hazardous storage containers.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
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Introduced in House (01/03/2017)
[Congressional Bills 115th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] [H.R. 209 Introduced in House (IH)] <DOC> 115th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 209 To improve the Department of Housing and Urban Development's regulations on hazardous storage containers. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 3, 2017 Mr. Young of Alaska introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To improve the Department of Housing and Urban Development's regulations on hazardous storage containers. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. IMPROVING HUD HAZARDOUS STORAGE CONTAINER REGULATIONS. The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall prescribe, or amend existing, regulations to include as an exception from the definition of the term ``hazard'', as defined under subpart C of part 51 of title 24, Code of Federal Regulations, any stationary container which stores, handles, or processes hazardous substances of an explosive or fire-prone nature that-- (1) has a capacity of 1,320 gallons or less; (2) is intended to contain common liquid fuels such as gasoline, fuel oil, kerosene, diesel, or crude oil; (3) is sited on land or property that contains a one- to four-family dwelling; (4) is intended to be used solely by residents of such dwelling; and (5) is intended to be used by residents of such dwelling exclusively for non-commercial, non-industrial purposes. <all>