49 CFR 190.229 - Criminal penalties generally.

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§ 190.229 Criminal penalties generally.
(a) Any person who willfully and knowingly violates a provision of 49 U.S.C. 60101 et seq. or any regulation or order issued thereunder shall upon conviction be subject for each offense to a fine of not more than $25,000 and imprisonment for not more than five years, or both.
(b) Any person who willfully violates a regulation or order under this subchapter issued under the authority of 49 U.S.C. 5101 et seq. as applied to offshore gas gathering lines shall upon conviction be subject for each offense to a fine of not more than $25,000, imprisonment for a term not to exceed 5 years, or both.
(c) Any person who willfully and knowingly injures or destroys, or attempts to injure or destroy, any interstate transmission facility, any interstate pipeline facility, or any intrastate pipeline facility used in interstate or foreign commerce or in any activity affecting interstate or foreign commerce (as those terms are defined in 49 U.S.C. 60101 et seq.) shall, upon conviction, be subject for each offense to a fine of not more than $25,000, imprisonment for a term not to exceed 15 years, or both.
(d) Any person who willfully and knowingly defaces, damages, removes, destroys any pipeline sign, right-of-way marker, or marine buoy required by 49 U.S.C. 60101 et seq. or 49 U.S.C. 5101 et seq., or any regulation or order issued thereunder shall, upon conviction, be subject for each offense to a fine of not more than $5,000, imprisonment for a term not to exceed 1 year, or both.
(e) Any person who willfully and knowingly engages in excavation activity without first using an available one-call notification system to establish the location of underground facilities in the excavation area; or without considering location information or markings established by a pipeline facility operator; and
(1) Subsequently damages a pipeline facility resulting in death, serious bodily harm, or property damage exceeding $50,000;
(2) Subsequently damages a pipeline facility and knows or has reason to know of the damage but fails to promptly report the damage to the operator and to the appropriate authorities; or
(3) Subsequently damages a hazardous liquid pipeline facility that results in the release of more than 50 barrels of product; shall, upon conviction, be subject for each offense to a fine of not more than $5,000, imprisonment for a term not to exceed 5 years, or both.
(f) No person shall be subject to criminal penalties under paragraph (a) of this section for violation of any regulation and the violation of any order issued under § 190.217, § 190.219 or § 190.229 if both violations are based on the same act.
[45 FR 20413, Mar. 27, 1980, as amended by Amdt. 190-2, 54 FR 32344, Aug. 7, 1989; Amdt. 190-4, 56 FR 63770, Dec. 5, 1991; Amdt. 190-6, 61 FR 18515, Apr. 26, 1996; 70 FR 11138, Mar. 8, 2005]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION

§ 5101 - Purpose

§ 5102 - Definitions

§ 5103 - General regulatory authority

§ 5103a - Limitation on issuance of hazmat licenses

§ 5104 - Representation and tampering

§ 5105 - Transporting certain highly radioactive material

§ 5106 - Handling criteria

§ 5107 - Hazmat employee training requirements and grants

§ 5108 - Registration

§ 5109 - Motor carrier safety permits

§ 5110 - Shipping papers and disclosure

§ 5111 - Repealed.

§ 5112 - Highway routing of hazardous material

§ 5113 - Unsatisfactory safety rating

§ 5114 - Air transportation of ionizing radiation material

§ 5115 - Training curriculum for the public sector

§ 5116 - Planning and training grants, monitoring, and review

§ 5117 - Special permits and exclusions

§ 5118 - Hazardous material technical assessment, research and development, and analysis program

§ 5119 - Uniform forms and procedures

§ 5120 - International uniformity of standards and requirements

§ 5121 - Administrative

§ 5122 - Enforcement

§ 5123 - Civil penalty

§ 5124 - Criminal penalty

§ 5125 - Preemption

§ 5126 - Relationship to other laws

§ 5127 - Judicial review

§ 60101 - Definitions

§ 60102 - Purpose and general authority

§ 60103 - Standards for liquefied natural gas pipeline facilities

§ 60104 - Requirements and limitations

§ 60105 - State pipeline safety program certifications

§ 60106 - State pipeline safety agreements

§ 60107 - State pipeline safety grants

§ 60108 - Inspection and maintenance

§ 60109 - High-density population areas and environmentally sensitive areas

§ 60110 - Excess flow valves

§ 60111 - Financial responsibility for liquefied natural gas facilities

§ 60112 - Pipeline facilities hazardous to life and property

§ 60113 - Customer-owned natural gas service lines

§ 60114 - One-call notification systems

§ 60115 - Technical safety standards committees

§ 60116 - Public education programs

§ 60117 - Administrative

§ 60118 - Compliance and waivers

§ 60119 - Judicial review

§ 60120 - Enforcement

§ 60121 - Actions by private persons

§ 60122 - Civil penalties

§ 60123 - Criminal penalties

§ 60124 - Biennial reports

§ 60125 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 60126 - Risk management

§ 60127 - Population encroachment and rights-of-way

§ 60128 - Dumping within pipeline rights-of-way

§ 60129 - Protection of employees providing pipeline safety information

§ 60130 - Pipeline safety information grants to communities

§ 60131 - Verification of pipeline qualification programs

§ 60132 - National pipeline mapping system

§ 60133 - Coordination of environmental reviews

§ 60134 - State damage prevention programs

§ 60135 - Enforcement transparency

§ 60136 - Petroleum product transportation capacity study

§ 60137 - Pipeline control room management

§ 60138 - Response plans

§ 60139 - Maximum allowable operating pressure

§ 60140 - Cover over buried pipelines