Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration August 13, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Pipeline Safety: Administrative Procedures; Updates and Technical Corrections
Document Number: 2012-19571
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-08-13
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updates the administrative civil penalty maximums for violation of the pipeline safety regulations to conform to current law, updates the informal hearing and adjudication process for pipeline enforcement matters to conform to current law, amends other administrative procedures used by PHMSA personnel, and makes other technical corrections and updates to certain administrative procedures. The proposed amendments do not impose any new operating, maintenance, or other substantive requirements on pipeline owners or operators.