US HB795 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 25 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-07 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Preserve Our Lakes and Keep Our Environment Safe Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to conduct a study to determine the economic and environmental risks to the Great Lakes of oil or hazardous liquids spills or leaks from onshore, underwater pipeline facilities in the Straits of Mackinac. In addition, DOT must evaluate the condition and structural integrity of the facilities. DOT shall terminate operations of a facility upon a determination, based on such studies, that risk of hazard to life, property, or the environment warrants termination.

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Title

Preserve Our Lakes and Keep Our Environment Safe Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-07HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
2019-02-07HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
2019-02-07HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
2019-01-28HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change.
2019-01-25HouseReferred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-01-25HouseReferred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-01-25HouseIntroduced in House

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