(1) Pursuant to 69-3-207 , MCA, the commission is empowered to enforce the safety regulations and provisions adopted under the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 (NGPSA) , as well as any amendments thereto. The rules of this subchapter 22 as well as the rules in subchapter 23 adopt regulations and provisions by reference where deemed necessary, identify the exceptions and qualifications applicable in Montana where deemed necessary, and describe the procedures and enforcement authority exercised by the commission for achieving and maintaining pipeline safety.

History: 69-3-207, MCA; IMP, 69-3-207, MCA; NEW, 1988 MAR p. 2569, Eff. 12/9/88; AMD, 1997 MAR p. 317, Eff. 2/11/97.