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NPRM & ANPRM

For most types of rulemaking, PHMSA provides notice of a proposed regulation. These documents propose changes to the safety regulations for the purpose of obtaining public comment. Below is a list of notices of proposed rules, advanced notice of proposed rules, and corrections.

Recent NPRMs and ANPRMs
 
81 FR 48977 - NPRM PHMSA-2011-0140 (HM-234): Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments Pertaining to DOT-Specification Cylinders (RRR) Jul 26, 2016
 
81 FR 42609 - NPRM PHMSA-2015-0102 (HM-219A): Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Petitions for Rulemaking (RRR) Jun 30, 2016
 
81 FR 25627 - SNPRM PHMSA-2010-0019 (HM-241): Hazardous Materials: Incorporation of ASME Code Section XII and the National Board Inspection Code Apr 29, 2016
 
80 FR 81501 - Withdrawal PHMSA-2009-0303 (HM-213D): Hazardous Materials: Safety Requirements for External Product Piping on Cargo Tanks Transporting Flammable Liquids Dec 30, 2015
 
80 FR 5339 - NPRM PHMSA-2013-0042 (HM-233F): Hazardous Materials: Adoption of Special Permits (MAP-21) (RRR) Jan 30, 2015
 
80 FR 3787 - NPRM PHMSA-2013-0225 (HM-218H): Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments (RRR) Jan 23, 2015
 
79 FR 57494 - NPRM Extension PHMSA-2011-0143 (HM-253): Hazardous Materials: Reverse Logistics (RRR); extension of comment period Sep 25, 2014
 
79 FR 50741 - NPRM PHMSA-2013-0260 (HM-215M): Hazardous Materials: Harmonization With International Standards (RRR) Aug 25, 2014
 
79 FR 47047 - NPRM PHMSA-2012-0260 (HM-233E): Hazardous Materials: Special Permit and Approvals Standard Operating Procedures and Evaluation Process Aug 12, 2014
 
79 FR 46748 - NPRM PHMSA-2011-0143 (HM-253): Hazardous Materials: Reverse Logistics (RRR) Aug 11, 2014
 
79 FR 45079 - ANPRM PHMSA-2014-0105 (HM-251B): Hazardous Materials: Oil Spill Response Plans for High-Hazard Flammable Trains Aug 1, 2014
 
79 FR 45015 - NPRM PHMSA-2012-0082 (HM-251): Hazardous Materials: Enhanced Tank Car Standards and Operational Controls for High-Hazard Flammable Trains Aug 1, 2014
 
79 FR 41185 - NPRM PHMSA-2011-0345 (HM-233D): Hazardous Materials: Requirements for the Safe Transportation of Bulk Explosives (RRR) Jul 15, 2014
 
79 FR 14465 - NPRM Extension PHMSA-2010-0019 (HM-241): Hazardous Materials: Adoption of ASME Code Section XII and the National Board Inspection Code; extension of comment period Mar 14, 2014
 
79 FR 10461 - NPRM Withdrawal PHMSA-2007-28119 (HM-247): Hazardous Materials: Cargo Tank Motor Vehicle Loading and Unloading Operations Feb 25, 2014
 
78 FR 79363 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0019 (HM-241): Hazardous Materials: Adoption of ASME Code Section XII and the National Board Inspection Code Dec 30, 2013
 
78 FR 66326 - ANPRM PHMSA-2012-0082 (HM-251): Hazardous Materials: Rail Petitions and Recommendations To Improve the Safety of Railroad Tank Car Transportation (RRR); extension of comment period Nov 5, 2013
 
78 FR 58501 - NPRM PHMSA-2012-0258 (HM-258A): Hazardous Materials: Failure To Pay Civil Penalties Sep 24, 2013
 
78 FR 54849 - ANPRM PHMSA-2012-0082 (HM-251): Hazardous Materials: Rail Petitions and Recommendations To Improve the Safety of Railroad Tank Car Transportation (RRR) Sep 6, 2013
 
78 FR 30258 - NPRM PHMSA-2012-0259 (HM-258B): Hazardous Materials: Enhanced Enforcement Procedures - Resumption of Transportation May 22, 2013
 
78 FR 1119 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0095 (HM-224F): Hazardous Materials: Transportation of Lithium Batteries; request for additional comment Jan 7, 2013
 
77 FR 64450 - NPRM PHMSA-2011-0158 (HM-233C): Hazardous Materials: Incorporation of Certain Special Permits and Competent Authorities Into Regulations Oct 22, 2012
 
77 FR 52636 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0320 (HM-257): Hazardous Materials: Revision to Fireworks Regulations (RRR) Aug 30, 2012
 
77 FR 49167 - NPRM PHMSA-2012-0027 (HM-215L): Hazardous Materials: Harmonization with International Standards (RRR) Aug 15, 2012
 
77 FR 39662 - ANPRM PHMSA-2011-0143 (HM-253): Hazardous Materials: Reverse Logistics (RRR) Jul 5, 2012
 
77 FR 31815 - ANPRM Withdrawal PHMSA-2009-0241 (HM-242): Hazardous Materials: Combustible Liquids May 30, 2012
 
77 FR 31551 - ANPRM PHMSA-2011-0140 (HM-234): Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments Pertaining to DOT Specification Cylinders (RRR) May 29, 2012
 
77 FR 31274 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0126 (HM-215K): Hazardous Materials: Harmonization With the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations, International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, and the International Civil Aviation Organization Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air May 25, 2012
 
77 FR 30976 - NPRM PHMSA-2011-0142 (HM-219): Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Petitions for Rulemaking (RRR) May 24, 2012
 
77 FR 24885 - NPRM PHMSA-2011-0138 (HM-218G): Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments (RRR) Apr 26, 2012
 
77 FR 21714 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0095 (HM-224F): Hazardous Materials: Transportation of Lithium Batteries; request for additional comment Apr 11, 2012
 
77 FR 17394 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0201 (HM-254): Hazardous Materials: Approval and Communication Requirements for the Safe Transportation of Air Bag Inflators, Air Bag Modules, and Seat-Belt Pretensioners. Mar 26, 2012
 
76 FR 51324 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0018 (HM-216B): Hazardous Materials: Incorporating Rail Special Permits Into the Hazardous Materials Regulations Aug 18, 2011
 
76 FR 50332 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0063 (HM-250): Hazardous Materials: Compatibility With the Regulations of the International Atomic Energy Agency Aug 12, 2011