Text: H.R.209 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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115th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 209

     To improve the Department of Housing and Urban Development's 
              regulations on hazardous storage containers.


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                    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

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                                 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.
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