Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 4.djvu/577

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PUBLIC LAW 107-355—DEC. 17, 2002 116 STAT. 3005 "(B) AMENDMENTS TO PROGRAMS. — In order to facilitate reviews under this paragraph, an operator of a pipeline facility shall notify the Secretary of any amendment made to the operator's integrity management program not later than 30 days after the date of adoption of the amendment. The Secretary shall review any such amendment in accordance with this paragraph. "(C) TRANSMITTAL OF PROGRAMS TO STATE AUTHORI- TIES. —The Secretary shall provide a copy of each risk analysis and integrity management program reviewed by the Secretary under this paragraph to any appropriate State authority with which the Secretary has entered into an agreement under section 60106. "(10) STATE REVIEW OF INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT PLANS.— A State authority that enters into an agreement pursuant to section 60106, permitting the State authority to review the risk analysis and integrity management program pursuant to paragraph (9), may provide the Secretary with a written assessment of the risk analysis and integrity management program, make recommendations, as appropriate, to address safety concerns not adequately addressed by the operator's risk analysis or integrity management program, and submit documentation explaining the State-proposed revisions. The Secretary shall consider carefully the State's proposals and work in consultation with the States and operators to address safety concerns. "(11) APPLICATION OF STANDARDS.— Section 60104(b) shall not apply to this section.". (b) INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS.— Section 60109 is further amended by adding at the end the following: "(d) EVALUATION OF INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS.— Not later than 4 years after the date of enactment of this subsection, the Comptroller General shall complete an assessment and evaluation of the effects on public safety and the environment of the requirements for the implementation of integrity management programs contained in the standards prescribed as described in subsection (c)(2).". (c) CONFORMING AMENDMENT. —Section 60118(a) is amended— (1) by striking "and" at the end of paragraph (2); (2) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (3) and inserting "; and"; and (3) by adding at the end the following: "(4) conduct a risk analysis, and adopt and implement an integrity management program, for pipeline facilities as required under section 60109(c).". (d) STUDY OF REASSESSMENT INTERVALS. — (1) STUDY.— The Comptroller General shall conduct a study to evaluate the 7-year reassessment interval required by section 60109(c)(3)(B) of title 49, United States Code, as added by subsection (a) of this section. (2) REPORT.— Not later than 4 years after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General shall transmit to Congress a report on the results of the study conducted under paragraph (1). SEC. 15. NATIONAL PIPELINE MAPPING SYSTEM. (a) IN GENERAL. —Chapter 601 is further amended by adding at the end the following: Notification. Deadline. Deadline. 49 USC 60109 note. Deadline. 99-194O-03 -19:CH-3Part4