49 CFR 1.53 - Delegations to the Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.

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§ 1.53 Delegations to the Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
The Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is delegated authority for the following:
(a) Pipelines. (1) Exercise the authority and carry out the functions vested in the Secretary by the Federal pipeline safety laws (49 U.S.C. 60101 et seq.).
(2) Exercise the authority and carry out the functions vested in the Secretary under section 28 of the Mineral Leasing Act, as amended (30 U.S.C. 185).
(3) Exercise the authority and carry out the functions vested in the Secretary under section 21 of the Deepwater Port Act of 1974, as amended (33 U.S.C. 1520) relating to the establishment, enforcement and review of regulations concerning the safe construction, operation or maintenance of pipelines on Federal lands and the Outer Continental Shelf.
(4) Exercise the authority and carry out the functions vested in the Secretary under section 5 of the International Bridge Act of 1972 (33 U.S.C. 535) as it relates to pipelines not over navigable waterways.
(5) Exercise the authority and carry out the functions vested in the Secretary under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 1331 et seq.) with respect to the establishment, enforcement and review of regulations concerning pipeline safety.
(6) Exercise the authority and carry out the functions delegated to the Secretary under sections 4(a) and 5(c) of Executive Order 12316 (46 FR 42237, Aug. 20, 1981) (delegating sections 107(c)(1)(c) and 108(b), respectively, of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1981, as amended (42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.)) as they relate to pipelines.
(7) Exercise the authority and carry out the functions vested in the Secretary by section 7005 of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (recodified at 49 U.S.C. 60301 by Pub. L. 103-272) as they relate to pipeline safety user fees.
(8) Exercise the authority and carry out the functions vested in the Secretary by 49 U.S.C. 6101 et seq. as they relate to pipeline damage prevention One Call programs.
(9) Exercise the authority and carry out the functions vested in the Secretary by the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-355, 116 Stat. 2985).
(b) Hazardous materials. Except as delegated by § 1.74(a):
(1) Carry out the functions vested in the Secretary by 49 U.S.C. 5121(a), (b), (c), (d) and (e), 5122, 5123, and 5124, with particular emphasis on the shipment of hazardous materials and the manufacture, fabrication, marking, maintenance, reconditioning, repair or test of multi-modal containers that are represented, marked, certified, or sold for use in the transportation of hazardous materials; and
(2) Carry out the functions vested in the Secretary by all other provisions of the Federal hazardous material transportation law (49 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.) except as delegated by §§ 1.47(j)(2) and 1.73(d)(2) of this chapter and by paragraph 2(99) of Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.
(c) Carry out the functions vested in the Secretary by section 4(e) of the International Safe Container Act (46 U.S.C. 1503(e)).
(d) Exercise the authority and carry out the functions delegated to the Secretary in the following sections of Executive Order 12777 (56 FR 54757, Oct. 22, 1991):
(1) Section 2(b)(2) relating to the establishment of procedures, methods, equipment and other requirements to prevent discharges from, and to contain oil and hazardous substances in, pipelines, motor carriers, and railroads; and
(2) Section 2(d)(2) relating to the issuance of regulations requiring the owners or operators of pipelines, motor carriers, and railroads, subject to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1321 et seq.), to prepare and submit response plans. For pipelines subject to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, this authority includes the approval of means to ensure the availability of private personnel and equipment to remove, to the maximum extent practicable, a worst case discharge, the review and approval of response plans, and the authorization of pipelines to operate without approved response plans.
[70 FR 8301, Feb. 18, 2005, as amended at 71 FR 30833, May 31, 2006; 71 FR 52753, Sept. 7, 2006]

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  • 2014-03-21; vol. 79 # 55 - Friday, March 21, 2014
    1. 79 FR 15704 - Organization and Delegation of Powers and Duties
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Office of the Secretary
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective March 21, 2014.
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Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-03-21; vol. 79 # 55 - Friday, March 21, 2014
    1. 79 FR 15704 - Organization and Delegation of Powers and Duties
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Office of the Secretary
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective March 21, 2014.
      49 CFR Part 1