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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter DPart 196Subpart C → §196.205


Title 49: Transportation
PART 196—PROTECTION OF UNDERGROUND PIPELINES FROM EXCAVATION ACTIVITY
Subpart C—Administrative Enforcement Process


§196.205   Can PHMSA assess administrative civil penalties for violations?

Yes. When the Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety has reason to believe that a person has violated any provision of the 49 U.S.C. 60101 et seq. or any regulation or order issued thereunder, including a violation of excavation damage prevention requirements under this part and 49 U.S.C. 60114(d) in a State with an excavation damage prevention law enforcement program PHMSA has deemed inadequate under 49 CFR part 198, subpart D, PHMSA may conduct a proceeding to determine the nature and extent of the violation and to assess a civil penalty.

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