Raised S.B. No. 887
Session Year 2019


AN ACT CONCERNING PERSONS INVOLVED IN THE TRANSPORTATION OF NATURAL GAS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR OPERATOR QUALIFICATION OF INDIVIDUALS PERFORMING COVERED TASKS ON A PIPELINE FACILITY.

To (1) make certain provisions concerning the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority's right to enter, protections from retaliation, the authority's knowledge of the condition of plants, equipment and operations, reporting of accidents and certain civil penalties applicable to persons involved in the transportation of gas, (2) add to the federal minimum requirements for operator qualification of individuals performing covered tasks on a pipeline facility, (3) add requirements for certain persons involved in the transportation of gas concerning utilization of geographic information systems and provision of access to electronic systems to the authority, and (4) add requirements for certain persons involved in the transportation of gas concerning submission of information to the authority.