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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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04/29/2024 Pipeline Safety: Periodic Updates of Regulatory References to Technical Standards and Miscellaneous Amendments Rule 192, 195
12/28/2023 Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts, 2024 Rule 107, 171, 190
09/07/2023 Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Distribution Pipelines and Other Pipeline Safety Initiatives Proposed Rule 191, 192, 198
08/01/2023 Pipeline Safety: Requirement of Valve Installation and Minimum Rupture Detection Standards: Technical Corrections Rule 192, 195
05/18/2023 Pipeline Safety: Gas Pipeline Leak Detection and Repair Proposed Rule 191, 192, 193
04/24/2023 Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines: Repair Criteria, Integrity Management Improvements, Cathodic Protection, Management of Change, and Other Related Amendments: Technical Corrections; Response to Petitions for Reconsideration Rule 192
01/06/2023 Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts Rule 107, 171, 190
08/29/2022 Pipeline Safety: Periodic Standards Update II Proposed Rule 191, 192, 195
08/24/2022 Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines: Repair Criteria, Integrity Management Improvements, Cathodic Protection, Management of Change, and Other Related Amendments Rule 192
05/11/2022 Administrative Rulemaking-Criminal Referrals Rule 107, 190
05/04/2022 Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Gathering Pipelines: Extension of Reporting Requirements, Regulation of Large, High-Pressure Lines, and Other Related Amendments: Response to a Petition for Reconsideration; Technical Corrections; Issuance of Limited Enforcement Discretion Rule 191, 192
04/08/2022 Pipeline Safety: Requirement of Valve Installation and Minimum Rupture Detection Standards Rule 192, 195
03/21/2022 Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts Rule 107, 171, 190
12/27/2021 Pipeline Safety: Unusually Sensitive Areas for the Great Lakes, Coastal Beaches, and Certain Coastal Waters Rule 195
11/15/2021 Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Gathering Pipelines: Extension of Reporting Requirements, Regulation of Large, High-Pressure Lines, and Other Related Amendments Rule 191, 192
05/03/2021 Civil Penalty Amounts Rule 107, 171, 190
03/05/2021 Pipeline Safety: Gas Pipeline Regulatory Reform Rule 191, 192
03/05/2021 Pipeline Safety: Gas Pipeline Regulatory Reform; Correction Rule 192
01/15/2021 Pipeline Safety: Periodic Updates of Regulatory References to Technical Standards and Miscellaneous Amendments Proposed Rule 191, 192, 195
01/11/2021 Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts Rule 107, 171, 190
01/11/2021 Pipeline Safety: Gas Pipeline Regulatory Reform Rule 191, 192
10/14/2020 Pipeline Safety: Class Location Change Requirements Proposed Rule 191, 192
07/06/2020 Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines: MAOP Reconfirmation, Expansion of Assessment Requirements, and Other Related Amendments: Response to a Joint Petition for Reconsideration Rule 192
04/16/2020 Pipeline Safety: Regulatory Reform for Hazardous Liquid Pipelines Proposed Rule 190, 194, 195
02/06/2020 Pipeline Safety: Valve Installation and Minimum Rupture Detection Standards Proposed Rule 192, 195
10/01/2019 Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines: MAOP Reconfirmation, Expansion of Assessment Requirements, and Other Related Amendments Rule 191, 192
10/01/2019 Pipeline Safety: Safety of Hazardous Liquid Pipelines Rule 195
07/31/2019 Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts Rule 107, 171, 190
04/23/2019 Conforming Amendments and Technical Corrections to Department Rules Implementing the Transportation Industry Drug Testing Program Rule 199
11/27/2018 Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts Rule 107, 171, 190
11/20/2018 Pipeline Safety: Plastic Pipe Rule Rule 192
04/27/2017 Pipeline Safety: Inflation Adjustment of Maximum Civil Penalties Rule 190
01/23/2017 Pipeline Safety: Operator Qualification, Cost Recovery, Accident and Incident Notification, and Other Pipeline Safety Changes Rule 190, 191, 192, 195, 199
10/14/2016 Pipeline Safety: Expanding the Use of Excess Flow Valves in Gas Distribution Systems to Applications Other Than Single-Family Residences Rule 192
06/30/2016 Pipeline Safety: Inflation Adjustment of Maximum Civil Penalties Rule 190
04/08/2016 Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines Proposed Rule 191, 192
10/13/2015 Pipeline Safety: Safety of Hazardous Liquid Pipelines Proposed Rule 195
08/06/2015 Pipeline Safety: Periodic Updates of Regulatory References to Technical Standards and Miscellaneous Amendments; Corrections Rule 192, 193, 195
07/23/2015 Pipeline Safety: Pipeline Damage Prevention Programs Rule 196, 198
07/15/2015 Pipeline Safety: Expanding the Use of Excess Flow Valves in Gas Distribution Systems to Applications Other Than Single-Family Residences Proposed Rule 192
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
05/21/2015 Pipeline Safety: Plastic Pipe Rule Proposed Rule 192
03/11/2015 Pipeline Safety: Miscellaneous Changes to Pipeline Safety Regulations Rule 191, 192, 195
01/05/2015 Pipeline Safety: Periodic Updates of Regulatory References to Technical Standards and Miscellaneous Amendments Rule 192, 193, 195, 198, 199
09/25/2013 Pipeline Safety: Administrative Procedures; Updates and Technical Corrections Rule 190, 192, 193, 195, 199
08/16/2013 Pipeline Safety: Periodic Updates of Regulatory References to Technical Standards and Miscellaneous Amendments Proposed Rule 192, 193, 195, 199
08/13/2012 Pipeline Safety: Administrative Procedures; Updates and Technical Corrections Proposed Rule 190, 192, 193, 195, 199
04/02/2012 Pipeline Safety: Pipeline Damage Prevention Programs Proposed Rule 196, 198
11/29/2011 Pipeline Safety: Miscellaneous Changes to Pipeline Safety Regulations Proposed Rule 191, 192, 195, 198
06/16/2011 Pipeline Safety: Control Room Management/Human Factors Rule 192, 195