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S.763: Underground Gas Storage Facility Safety Act of 2013

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Sponsor Pat Roberts, R-Kan.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced April 18, 2013
Latest Major Action April 18, 2013
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Bill Summary

Underground Gas Storage Facility Safety Act of 2013 - Revises federal pipeline safety requirements to authorize states to enforce state requirements for the safe construction and operation of underground gas storage wellbores and underground hazardous liquid storage wellbores if: (1) the requirement has been approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), or (2) FERC fails to approve such requirement within 30 days after its submission.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 18, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.