October 2, 2013: (FR) PHMSA – HM Penalty Guidelines

HM Penalty Guidelines (HM-258C) (effective 10/1/2013)

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is publishing this revised statement of policy to update baseline assessments for frequently-cited violations of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) and to clarify additional factors that affect penalty amounts. This revised statement of policy is intended to provide the regulated community and the general public with information on the hazardous materials penalty assessment process.