Congress   115
     
Bill #   S1226
     
Sponsor   Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI]
     
Title   LINES Act
     
Date Introduced 05/24/2017
   
Policy Issue Oil Production and Spill Response
   
Description Summary To amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to equalize liability and financial assurance requirements for onshore pipeline facilities that could discharge oil into the Great Lakes system with such requirements for offshore pipelines, to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue an emergency order directing pipeline owners to comply with existing pipeline operating agreements or acquire sufficient resources to appropriately respond to possible oil spill incidents, and for other purposes.
   
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Date of Action 05/24/2017
   
Latest Action Read twice and referred to the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
   

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