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09.12.01.01 - Division of Labor and Industry - Pending Regulations

 

PROPOSED ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 40, ISSUE 26,
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2013

Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION

Subtitle 12 DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY

09.12.01 Board of Boiler Rules

Authority: Public Safety Article, Title 12, Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Proposed Action
[13-422-P-I]

The Commissioner of Labor and Industry proposes to amend Regulation .01-1 under COMAR 09.12.01 Board of Boiler Rules. This action was considered by the Board of Boiler Rules at a public meeting held on December 18, 2012, notice of which was given in accordance with State Government Article, §10-506(c), Annotated Code of Maryland.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this action is to adopt, through incorporation by reference, the 2001, 2002, and 2003 Addenda to the 2001 National Board Inspection Code; 2004 National Board Inspection Code; 2004, 2005, and 2006 Addenda to the 2004 National Board Inspection Code; 2007 National Board Inspection Code; 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 Addenda to the 2007 National Board Inspection Code; and the 2011 National Board Inspection Code, as amended, and referenced in Public Safety and Correctional Services Article, §12-905, Annotated Code of Maryland. Section 12-905 requires State regulations regarding boilers and pressure vessels to conform as nearly as possible to certain national codes, including those listed above.

As provided for in State Government Article, §7-207(a)(3), Annotated Code of Maryland, the Commissioner of Labor and Industry is proposing to prospectively incorporate future versions of the Code.

Comparison to Federal Standards

There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.

Estimate of Economic Impact

The proposed action has no economic impact.

Economic Impact on Small Businesses

The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.

Impact on Individuals with Disabilities

The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.

Opportunity for Public Comment

Comments may be sent to Debbie Stone, Regulations Coordinator, Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Division of Labor and Industry, 1100 N. Eutaw Street, Room 606, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, or call 410-767-2225, or email to dstone@dllr.state.md.us, or fax to 410-767-2986. Comments will be accepted through January 27, 2014. A public hearing has not been scheduled.

 

Editor’s Note on Incorporation by Reference

Pursuant to State Government Article, §7-207, Annotated Code of Maryland, the following documents have been declared documents generally available to the public and appropriate for incorporation by reference:

(1) National Board Inspection Code An American National Standard 2001 Addendum to 2001 ANSI/NB-23;
(2) National Board Inspection Code An American National Standard 2002 Addendum to 2001 ANSI/NB-23;
(3) National Board Inspection Code An American National Standard 2003 Addendum to 2001 ANSI/NB-23;
(4) 2004 NBIC National Board Inspection Code An American National Standard 2004 Edition including 2004 Addendum;
(5) 2004 NBIC An American National Standard 2004 Edition including 2005 Addendum;
(6) 2004 NBIC An American National Standard 2004 Edition including 2006 Addendum;
(7) NBIC 07 National Board Inspection Code 2007 Edition including 2007 Addendum Part 1 —Installation;
(8) NBIC 07 National Board Inspection Code 2007 Edition including 2007 Addendum Part 2 — Inspection;
(9) NBIC 07 National Board Inspection Code 2007 Edition including 2007 Addendum Part 3 — Repairs and Alterations;
(10) NBIC 07 National Board Inspection Code 2007 Edition including 2008 Addendum Part 1 — Installation;
(11) NBIC 07 National Board Inspection Code 2007 Edition including 2008 Addendum Part 2 — Inspection;
(12) NBIC 07 National Board Inspection Code 2007 Edition including 2008 Addendum Part 3 — Repairs and Alterations;
(13) NBIC 07 National Board Inspection Code 2007 Edition including 2008 and 2009 Addendum Part 1 — Installation;
(14) NBIC 07 National Board Inspection Code 2007 Edition including 2008 and 2009 Addendum Part 2 — Inspection;
(15) NBIC 07 National Board Inspection Code 2007 Edition including 2008 and 2009 Addendum Part 3 — Repairs and Alterations;
(16) NBIC 07 National Board Inspection Code 2007 Edition including 2008, 2009 and 2010 Addendum Part 1 — Installation;
(17) NBIC 07 National Board Inspection Code 2007 Edition including 2008, 2009 and 2010 Addendum Part 2 — Inspection;
(18) NBIC 07 National Board Inspection Code 2007 Edition including 2008, 2009 and 2010 Addendum Part 3 — Repairs and Alterations;
(19) 2011 NBIC National Board Inspection Code An American National Standard Part 1 — Installation;
(20) 2011 NBIC National Board Inspection Code An American National Standard Part 2 — Inspection; and
(21) 2011 NBIC National Board Inspection Code An American National Standard Part 3 — Repairs and Alterations.

For this reason, they will not be printed in the Maryland Register or the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR). Copies of these documents are filed in special public depositories located throughout the State. A list of these depositories was published in 40:1 Md. R. 9 (January 11, 2013), and is available online at www.dsd.state.md.us. These documents may also be inspected at the office of the Division of State Documents, 16 Francis Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401.

 

.01-1 Incorporation by Reference.
  A. The following documents are incorporated by reference to the extent that they are referenced in this chapter:
    (1) (text unchanged)
    (2) National Board Inspection Code—A Manual for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors: 
        (a) — (b) (text unchanged)
       
(c) 1998 Addendum;
        (d) 1999 Addendum; [and]
       
(e) 2001 Edition[.], together with the:
            (i) 2001 Addendum;
            (ii) 2002 Addendum; and
            (iii) 2003 Addendum;

        (f) 2004 Edition, together with the:
            (i) 2004 Addendum;
            (ii) 2005 Addendum; and
            (iii) 2006 Addendum;

        (g) 2007 Edition, together with the:
            (i) 2007 Addendum;
            (ii) 2008 Addendum; 
            (iii) 2009 Addendum; and

            (iv) 2010 Addendum; and
        (h) 2011 Edition, as amended.
 
B. (text unchanged)

J. RONALD DEJULIIS
Commissioner of Labor and Industry