Civil Actions – Interstate Pipeline Liability Act

Bill Number:  SB0100

Bill Sponsor(s):  Senator Zirkin

Subject:  Judicial Proceedings

Bill Summary:

Establishing that the operation of an interstate pipeline facility is an ultrahazardous and abnormally dangerous activity; establishing that a pipeline operator is strictly liable for certain damages resulting from or occurring in connection with the operation of an interstate pipeline facility in the State; establishing that a pipeline operator is not liable for damages resulting from deliberate sabotage, acts of terrorism, or an act of war; providing for the prospective application of the Act; etc.

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