2013 Regular Session



Public Safety - Gas Pipelines - Gas Leak Response

Sponsored by:

Senator Zirkin


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance

Synopsis:Requiring the Public Service Commission to adopt regulations to classify specified gas leaks and to require specified gas transmission companies to remediate and monitor those leaks in a specified manner; requiring the Commission to adopt regulations to establish a specified penalty; requiring a gas transmission company to respond to a report of specified gas leaks in a specified manner; requiring a gas transmission company to receive and investigate reports of suspected leaks within a specified time frame; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Zirkin
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1118
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Finance  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Emergencies
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fuel -see also- Coal
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Service Commission
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Public Safety
(15-101 through 15-104)

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October 24, 2017 1:10 P.M.