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Code of Virginia
Title 56. Public Service Companies
Chapter 21.1. Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Safety
11/30/2021

§ 56-555.1. Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning:

"Administration" means the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration.

"Federal Act" means the federal Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968, P.L. 90-481, as amended, including natural gas pipeline safety regulations set forth in 49 CFR Parts 191, 192, 193, and 199 and federal rules adopted pursuant thereto.

"Gas" means natural gas, flammable gas, or toxic or corrosive gas.

"Gas pipeline facility" includes a pipeline, a right of way, a facility, a building, or equipment used in transporting gas or treating gas during its transportation.

"Interstate gas pipeline facility" means a gas pipeline facility that is used to transport gas and is subject to jurisdiction of the Secretary under the federal Natural Gas Act, 15 U.S.C. § 717 et seq.

"Secretary" means the U.S. Secretary of Transportation.

2016, c. 261.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.