- EnactedAugust 9th, 2013The President signed this bill into law
- The senate Passed August 1st, 2013Passed by Voice Vote
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
- senate Committees
- The house Passed July 16th, 2013Roll Call Vote 405 Yea / 2 Nay
House Committee on Transportation and InfrastructureRailroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous MaterialsHouse Committee on Energy and CommerceEnergy and PowerIntroducedJune 28th, 2013
- house Committees
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To amend title 49, United States Code, to modify requirements relating to the availability of pipeline safety regulatory documents, and for other purposes.
Revises certain minimum pipeline safety standards requirements to delay from January 3, 2012, to January 3, 2015, the requirement that the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) issue a regulation that incorporates by reference any pipeline safety regulatory documents or portions only if such documents are made available to the public, free of charge, on an Internet website. Eliminates the prohibition against issuing guidance unless such requirements are met. Eliminates also the restriction that such documents be made available to the public only on the Internet.