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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 1RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS
CHAPTER 14REGULATIONS FOR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG)
SUBCHAPTER HLNG TRANSPORTS
RULE §14.2749Issuance of LNG Form 2004 Decal

(a) An LNG Form 2004 decal or letter of authority shall not be issued to any transport that has not been tested as required by §14.2707 of this title (relating to Testing Requirements) at least once in the preceding five years. An LNG Form 2004 decal or letter of authority shall not be issued to any transport that has been determined to be unsafe for LNG service by LP-Gas Operations or a Category 15, 20, or 50 licensee in accordance with §14.2707 of this title.

(b) An LNG Form 2004 decal or letter of authority, when issued by LP-Gas Operations and properly affixed as instructed by the decal or letter, or maintained on the bobtail or transport trailer, shall authorize the person to whom it has been issued to operate such unit in the transportation of LNG and to fill the transport containers.

(c) No person or ultimate consumer shall operate an LNG transport or introduce LNG into such unit in this state unless an LNG Form 2004 decal or letter of authority authorizing its operation has been affixed in accordance with placement instructions on the decal or letter, or maintained in readable condition, or unless such operation has been specifically approved by LP-Gas Operations.

(d) The LNG Form 2004 decal or letter of authority is not transferable by the person to whom it has been issued, but shall be registered by any subsequent person or ultimate consumer prior to the vehicle being placed into LNG service.

(e) This subsection shall not prevent a container manufacturer/fabricator from introducing a reasonable amount of LNG into a newly constructed container in order to properly test the vessel, piping system, and appurtenances prior to the initial sale of the container. The LNG shall be removed from the transport container prior to the unit leaving the container manufacturer/fabricator's premises.

(f) A maximum of 150 gallons of LNG may be introduced into a newly constructed transport container when such container will provide the motor fuel to the chassis engine for the purpose of providing sufficient fuel to allow the unit to reach its destination.


Source Note: The provisions of this §14.2749 adopted to be effective May 26, 2003, 28 TexReg 4100; amended to be effective December 24, 2012, 37 TexReg 9921

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