US HB209 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 3 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-01-03 - Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
Pending: House Financial Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

To improve the Department of Housing and Urban Development's regulations on hazardous storage containers. This bill requires the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to prescribe, or amend existing, regulations concerning the siting of HUD-assisted projects near hazardous operations handling conventional fuels or chemicals of an explosive or flammable nature to include as an exception from the definition of the term "hazard" any stationary container which stores, handles, or processes hazardous substances of an explosive or fire-prone nature that: (1) has a capacity of 1,320 gallons or less; (2) is intended to contain common liquid fuels such as gasoline, fuel oil, kerosene, diesel, or crude oil; (3) is sited on land or property that contains a one- to four-family dwelling; and (4) is intended to be used solely by residents of such dwelling and exclusively for non-commercial, non-industrial purposes.

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Title

To improve the Department of Housing and Urban Development's regulations on hazardous storage containers.

Sponsors

Rep. Don Young [R-AK]

History

DateChamberAction
2017-01-03HouseReferred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
2017-01-03HouseIntroduced in House

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