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S. 1924: A bill to authorize States to enforce pipeline safety requirements related to wellbores at interstate storage facilities. Read More

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This bill was introduced on Nov 30, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Nov 30, 2011

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A BILL

To authorize States to enforce pipeline safety requirements related to wellbores at interstate storage facilities.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Underground Gas Storage Facility Safety Act of 2011''.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

Section 60101(a) of title 49, United States Code, is amended-- (1) by redesignating paragraphs (20), (21), (22), (23), (24), and (25) as paragraphs (23), (24), (25), (20), (21), and (22), respectively; (2) in paragraph (21), as redesignated, by striking ``and'' at the end; (3) in paragraph (22), as redesignated, by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; and (4) by adding at the end the following: ``(26) `underground gas storage wellbore' means the piping and hole drilled connecting the surface of the earth with the underground gas storage reservoir; and ``(27) `underground hazardous liquid storage wellbore' means the piping and hole drilled connecting the surface of the earth with the underground hazardous liquid storage reservoir.''.

SEC. 3. STATE ENFORCEMENT OF PIPELINE SAFETY REQUIREMENTS.

Section 60104(c) of title 49, United States Code, is amended-- (1) by striking ``A State authority that'' and inserting the following: ``(1) A State authority that''; (2) by striking ``A State authority may not'' and inserting the following: ``(2) A State authority may not''; (3) by striking ``Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, a State authority may enforce a requirement'' and inserting the following: ``(3) Notwithstanding the limitation set forth...

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