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

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Introduced in House (01/03/2017)


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.