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Notices and Rulemaking Documents

The following PHMSA rules and notices are linked to the Federal Register website. The Federal Register is the Federal Government’s official daily publication of rules, proposed rules, and notices of federal agencies, and provides a forum for public participation in the democratic process. You may filter between Rules and Notices using the Document Type dropdown. The Topic dropdown will provide you rules associated with that topic while the Subject dropdown will provide you Notices and Rules that mention that subject.

The Federal Register provides notices dating back to 1995. If you need to see notices prior to 1995, please contact:

Office of Hazardous Materials Safety: 202-366-4488
Office of Pipeline Safety: 202-366-4595

The Federal Register provides rulemaking documents dating back to 1995. If you need to see rules prior to 1995, please visit our rulemakings archives:

Hazardous Materials Safety Rulemaking Archive
Pipeline Safety Rulemaking Archive

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03/04/2024 Hazardous Materials: Adoption of Miscellaneous Petitions and Updating Regulatory Requirements Rule 107, 171, 172, 173, 178, 180
12/28/2023 Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts, 2024 Rule 107, 171, 190
11/30/2023 Hazardous Materials: Streamlining Requirements for the Approval of Certain Energetic Materials Proposed Rule 107, 171, 173
03/03/2023 Hazardous Materials: Adoption of Miscellaneous Petitions and Updating Regulatory Requirements Proposed Rule 107, 171, 172, 173, 178, 180
01/06/2023 Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts Rule 107, 171, 190
12/21/2022 Hazardous Materials: Enhanced Safety Provisions for Lithium Batteries Transported by Aircraft (FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018) Rule 107, 171, 173
05/11/2022 Administrative Rulemaking-Criminal Referrals Rule 107, 190
03/21/2022 Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts Rule 107, 171, 190
06/02/2021 Civil Penalty Amounts; Correction Rule 107
05/03/2021 Civil Penalty Amounts Rule 107, 171, 190
01/11/2021 Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts Rule 107, 171, 190
12/28/2020 Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments Pertaining to DOT-Specification Cylinders Rule 107, 171, 173, 178, 180
12/21/2020 Hazardous Materials: Editorial Corrections and Clarifications Rule 106, 107, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180
11/25/2020 Hazardous Materials: Adoption of Miscellaneous Petitions To Reduce Regulatory Burdens Rule 107, 171, 172, 173, 178, 179, 180
04/16/2020 Pipeline Safety: Regulatory Reform for Hazardous Liquid Pipelines Proposed Rule 190, 194, 195
08/14/2019 Hazardous Materials: Adoption of Miscellaneous Petitions To Reduce Regulatory Burdens Proposed Rule 107, 171, 172, 173, 178, 179, 180
07/31/2019 Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts Rule 107, 171, 190
02/28/2019 Hazardous Materials: Oil Spill Response Plans and Information Sharing for High-Hazard Flammable Trains (FAST Act) Rule 107, 130, 171, 173, 174
02/14/2019 Hazardous Materials: Revisions to Hazardous Materials Grants Requirements (FAST Act) Rule 107, 110
11/27/2018 Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts Rule 107, 171, 190
04/27/2017 Pipeline Safety: Inflation Adjustment of Maximum Civil Penalties Rule 190
04/19/2017 Hazardous Materials: Revision of Maximum and Minimum Civil Penalties Rule 107, 171
01/23/2017 Pipeline Safety: Operator Qualification, Cost Recovery, Accident and Incident Notification, and Other Pipeline Safety Changes Rule 190, 191, 192, 195, 199
09/07/2016 Hazardous Materials: Harmonization With International Standards (RRR) Proposed Rule 107, 171, 172, 173, 175, 176, 178, 180
06/30/2016 Pipeline Safety: Inflation Adjustment of Maximum Civil Penalties Rule 190
06/29/2016 Hazardous Materials: Revision of Maximum and Minimum Civil Penalties Rule 107, 171
06/02/2016 Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments (RRR) Rule 107, 171, 172, 173, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180
04/29/2016 Hazardous Materials: Incorporation of ASME Code Section XII and the National Board Inspection Code Proposed Rule 107, 171, 173, 178, 179, 180
03/31/2016 Hazardous Materials: Reverse Logistics (RRR) Rule 171, 173
01/21/2016 Hazardous Materials: Adoption of Special Permits (MAP-21) (RRR) Rule 107, 171, 172, 173, 174, 176, 177, 178, 180
09/10/2015 Hazardous Materials: Special Permit and Approvals Standard Operating Procedures and Evaluation Process Rule 105, 107, 171
07/10/2015 Pipeline Safety: Operator Qualification, Cost Recovery, Accident and Incident Notification, and Other Pipeline Safety Proposed Changes Proposed Rule 190, 191, 192, 195, 199
01/23/2015 Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments (RRR) Proposed Rule 107, 171, 172, 173, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180
08/12/2014 Hazardous Materials: Special Permit and Approvals Standard Operating Procedures and Evaluation Process Proposed Rule 105, 107, 171
08/11/2014 Hazardous Materials: Reverse Logistics (RRR) Proposed Rule 171, 173
08/07/2014 Hazardous Materials: Failure To Pay Civil Penalties Rule 107, 109
03/18/2014 Hazardous Materials: Adoption of Certain Special Permits and Competent Authorities Into Regulations Rule 107, 171, 172, 173, 175, 178
10/02/2013 Hazardous Materials: Minor Editorial Corrections and Clarifications (RRR) Rule 107, 130, 171, 172, 173, 174, 177, 178, 179, 180
10/02/2013 Hazardous Materials Regulations: Penalty Guidelines Rule 107
09/25/2013 Pipeline Safety: Administrative Procedures; Updates and Technical Corrections Rule 190, 192, 193, 195, 199
09/24/2013 Hazardous Materials: Failure To Pay Civil Penalties Proposed Rule 107, 109
07/16/2013 Hazardous Materials: Revision to Fireworks Regulations (RRR) Rule 107, 171, 172, 173
04/19/2013 Hazardous Materials; Temporary Reduction of Registration Fees Rule 107
04/17/2013 Hazardous Materials: Revision of Maximum and Minimum Civil Penalties Rule 107, 171
03/11/2013 Hazardous Materials; Miscellaneous Amendments (RRR) Rule 105, 171, 172, 173, 177, 178, 180
10/22/2012 Hazardous Materials: Incorporation of Certain Special Permits and Competent Authorities Into Regulations Proposed Rule 107, 172, 173, 175, 178
10/05/2012 Hazardous Materials: Minor Editorial Corrections and Clarifications (RRR) Rule 107, 171, 172, 173, 175, 178, 179
08/30/2012 Hazardous Materials: Revision to Fireworks Regulations (RRR) Proposed Rule 107, 172, 173
08/13/2012 Pipeline Safety: Administrative Procedures; Updates and Technical Corrections Proposed Rule 190, 192, 193, 195, 199
04/26/2012 Hazardous Materials; Miscellaneous Amendments (RRR) Proposed Rule 105, 171, 172, 173, 177, 178, 180