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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-464—OCT. 11, 1984

98 STAT. 1823

(1) identify, on the basis of information contained in reports submitted under subsection (a) of this section, any pipeline facihties which may be hazardous to life and property within the meaning of section 12(b) of the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 (49 U.S.C. App. 1679b(b)); and (2) inspect the pipeline facilities so identified. (c) The Secretary shall, within one hundred and twenty days after the expiration of the one hundred and eighty-day period referred to in subsection (a) of this section, report to the Congress on— (1) any actions taken under subsection (b) of this section; and (2) the recommendations of the Secretary for any additional action the Secretary considers necessary with respect to the pipeline facilities referred to in subsection (a)(l) of this section, together with an estimate of the time and resources necessary for undertaking such actions. (d) As used in this section, the term— (1) "interstate transmission facilities" shall have the meaning given to such term in section 2(8) of the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 (49 U.S.C. App. 1671(8)); (2) "person" shall have the meaning given to such term in section 2(1) of the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 (49 U.S.C. App. 1671(1)); and (3) "pipeline facilities" shall have the meaning given to such term in section 2(4) of the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 (49 U.S.C. App. 1671(4)). SEC. 7. (a) Section 14(a) of the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 (49 U.S.C. App. 1681(a)) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "In conducting training activities for State or local government personnel in the enforcement of regulations issued under this Act, the Secretary may not assess any charge or fee in the nature of tuition.". (b) Section 211(a) of the Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Act of 1979 (49 U.S.C. App. 2010(a)) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "In conducting training activities for State or local government personnel in the enforcement of regulations issued under this Act, the Secretary may not assess any charge or fee in the nature of tuition.". Approved October 11, 1984.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 2688 (H.R. 5313): HOUSE REPORTS No. 98-780, Pt. 1 (Comm. on Public Works and Transportation) and Pt. 2 (Comm. on Energy and Commerce) both accompanying H.R. 5313. SENATE REPORT No. 98-456 (Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984): June 21, considered and passed Senate. June 25, H.R. 5313 considered and passed House; S. 2688, amended, passed in lieu. Sept. 21, Senate concurred in House amendment with an amendment. Sept. 26, House concurred in Senate amendment.

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