49-34B PIPELINE SAFETY
Definition of terms.
Rural gathering facility exempt.
Pipeline safety inspection program created--Compliance program.
Promulgation of safety standards--Considerations.
Plan for inspection and maintenance of facility--Inadequate plan--Hearing--Revision.
Required records and information--Inspection by employee or agent of commission.
Programs for prevention of damage.
Inspection fee for intrastate operators--Recovery of unreasonable fees--Pipeline
safety account established.
Calculating inspection fee for intrastate operators.
Initial inspection fee for intrastate operators--Filing objection--Delinquency fee--Fees
credited to pipeline safety account.
Civil penalty for violations--Maximum penalties--Penalties credited to pipeline safety
account--Interstate facilities exempt.
Conduct in violation of federal act--Authority of commission to pursue remedies.
Commission as agent of United States Department of Transportation in regulating
Designation of commission's inspectors as federal agents.
Inspection fee for interstate operators--Objections to fee--Fees deposited in pipeline
Calculation of interstate operator's inspection fee.
Initial inspection fee for interstate operators--Filing objections--Hearings--Delinquency fee.
Promulgation of inspection and safety rules.
Promulgation of rules for calculation, assessment, and collection of fees.
Accident report available in judicial proceedings.
Trade secrets information confidential.
Acceptance of federal moneys.
Waiver of compliance with standards--Reasons to be stated.
Damaging or tampering with sign or line markers prohibited--Violation as
Prohibition against disposing of, destroying or altering pipeline involved in
emergency release--Violation as felony.
Powers of commission in enforcement of chapter.