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DOT/PHMSA RIN: 2137-AE58 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Hazardous Materials: Incorporation of ASME Code Section XII and the National Board Inspection Code 

This rulemaking amends the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to revise existing requirements for the design, construction and certification of cargo tank motor vehicles and cryogenic portable tanks. The rulemaking also amends the continuing qualification and maintenance requirements for cargo tank motor vehicles and portable tanks to reference the National Board Boiler and Pressure Inspectors´ National Board Inspection Code and addresses two petitions for rulemaking to incorporate the standards in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code section XII.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 173    49 CFR 171    49 CFR 178    49 CFR 180    49 CFR 107    49 CFR 179   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  12/23/2010  75 FR 80765   
ANPRM Comment period extended to 05/23/2011  03/01/2011  76 FR 11191   
ANPRM Comment Period End  03/23/2011 
ANPRM Extended Comment Period End  05/23/2011 
NPRM  12/30/2013  78 FR 79363   
NPRM Comment Period Extended  03/14/2014  79 FR 14465   
NPRM Comment Period End  03/31/2014 
NPRM Comment Period End  04/30/2014 
Second NPRM  04/29/2016  81 FR 25627   
Second NPRM Comment Period End  06/28/2016  81 FR 25627   
Final Rule  06/00/2020 
Additional Information: hm-241
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Candace Casey
Transportation Regulations Specialist
Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-8553