Rulemaking docket for Minnesota Rules Chapter 5230; R-04739
Minnesota Board of High Pressure Piping Systems possible amendment to rules governing the Minnesota High Pressure Piping Code, Minnesota Rules, chapter 5230, Revisor’s ID Number R-04739.
The Board of High Pressure Piping Systems is considering rule amendments that will incorporate by reference updated national codes and engineering standards regarding high pressure steam and other heating media piping, ammonia refrigeration piping, bioprocess piping and the welding requirements for these high pressure piping systems. The national codes and standards currently incorporated by reference into Chapter 5230 are not subject to frequent change, but from time to time are updated and republished by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This proposed rulemaking intends to amend those rule parts in Chapter 5230 which incorporate by reference these national codes and standards by updating the rule parts to reflect the most current versions and editions of those national codes and standards.
Published notices and comment periods
The Notice of Adoption was published in the State Register on Jan. 30, 2023. The adopted rule amendments will become effective on Oct. 27, 2023.
A Dual Notice was published in the State Register on Oct. 24, 2022.
A Request for Comments was published in the State Register on Jan. 24, 2022.
Availability of rule draft and SONAR
View the Oct. 25, 2022, rule draft.
View the Statement of Need and Reasonableness.
View the Oct. 3, 2022, rule draft.
View the April 26, 2022, draft of the rules.
Requests for hearing; date and place of hearing
The board did not receive any requests for hearing. Because there are fewer than 25 requests for a hearing, the hearing scheduled for Jan. 26, 2022, is cancelled.
Timetable/status of the rule proceeding; agency determinations
The rule was approved by the Office of Administrative Hearings. See order above.
Date the rule was filed with the Secretary of State, and the effective date of the rule as adopted
The effective date of the rule as adopted is Oct. 27, 2023. The rule was filed with the Secretary of State on Dec. 21, 2022.