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Pipeline Safety Act Reauthorization
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Announced Bipartisan Agreement for H.R. 2845 (December 8, 2011)
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's Unanimous Voice Vote Report Out (September 8, 2011)
Overview of the Pipeline Safety Bills Currently Developed (July 27, 2011)
House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Hearing “The American Energy Initiative" (July 15, 2011)
Senate introduced American Infrastructure Investment Fund Act of 2011 (May 12, 2011)
House introduced draft Infrastructure Jobs and Energy Independence Act (May 12, 2011)
May 20, 2010 PIPES Reauthorization Hearing
Pipeline Safety Improvement Act Passed with 3 Amendments (May 5, 2011)
Pipeline safety bill introduced by Senators Lautenberg and Rockefeller (Feb. 3, 2011)
Pipeline safety bill introduced by Senators Feinstein and Boxer (Jan. 31, 2011)
S.275 - Pipeline Transportation Safety Improvement Act of 2011
AGA/PHMSA Pipeline Safety Act Timeline (May 2013 Update)
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 Pipeline Safety Improvement Act Passed with 3 Amendments (May 5, 2011) 

On May 5, 2011 the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held its mark-up on S. 275, the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act.  The bill, along with three ammendments that were previously been agreed to by the Majority and Minority, passed  by a unanimous voice vote.  Senator Boxer’s amendment required operators to consider seismicity in high consequence areas (HCAs); Senator’s Udall's amendment required operators to consider maintaining records of inspections conducted outside of HCAs; and Senator Thune’s amendment included language on enforcement due process.  The pipeline safety bill and the approved amendments are listed below:


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