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For most types of rulemaking, PHMSA provides notice of a proposed regulation. These documents propose changes to the safety regulations for the purpose of obtaining public comment. Below is a list of notices of proposed rules, advanced notice of proposed rules, and corrections.

Recent NPRMs and ANPRMs
 
79 FR 41185 - NPRM PHMSA-2011-0345 (HM-233D): Hazardous Materials: Requirements for the Safe Transportation of Bulk Explosives (RRR) Jul 15, 2014
 
79 FR 14465 - NPRM Extension PHMSA-2010-0019 (HM-241): Hazardous Materials: Adoption of ASME Code Section XII and the National Board Inspection Code; extension of comment period Mar 14, 2014
 
79 FR 10461 - NPRM Withdrawal PHMSA-2007-28119 (HM-247): Hazardous Materials: Cargo Tank Motor Vehicle Loading and Unloading Operations Feb 25, 2014
 
78 FR 79363 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0019 (HM-241): Hazardous Materials: Adoption of ASME Code Section XII and the National Board Inspection Code Dec 30, 2013
 
78 FR 66326 - ANPRM PHMSA-2012-0082 (HM-251): Hazardous Materials: Rail Petitions and Recommendations To Improve the Safety of Railroad Tank Car Transportation (RRR); extension of comment period Nov 5, 2013
 
78 FR 58501 - NPRM PHMSA-2012-0258 (HM-258A): Hazardous Materials: Failure To Pay Civil Penalties Sep 24, 2013
 
78 FR 54849 - ANPRM PHMSA-2012-0082 (HM-251): Hazardous Materials: Rail Petitions and Recommendations To Improve the Safety of Railroad Tank Car Transportation (RRR) Sep 6, 2013
 
78 FR 30258 - NPRM PHMSA-2012-0259 (HM-258B): Hazardous Materials: Enhanced Enforcement Procedures - Resumption of Transportation May 22, 2013
 
78 FR 1119 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0095 (HM-224F): Hazardous Materials: Transportation of Lithium Batteries; request for additional comment Jan 7, 2013
 
77 FR 64450 - NPRM PHMSA-2011-0158 (HM-233C): Hazardous Materials: Incorporation of Certain Special Permits and Competent Authorities Into Regulations Oct 22, 2012
 
77 FR 52636 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0320 (HM-257): Hazardous Materials: Revision to Fireworks Regulations (RRR) Aug 30, 2012
 
77 FR 49167 - NPRM PHMSA-2012-0027 (HM-215L): Hazardous Materials: Harmonization with International Standards (RRR) Aug 15, 2012
 
77 FR 39662 - ANPRM PHMSA-2011-0143 (HM-253): Hazardous Materials: Reverse Logistics (RRR) Jul 5, 2012
 
77 FR 31815 - ANPRM Withdrawal PHMSA-2009-0241 (HM-242): Hazardous Materials: Combustible Liquids May 30, 2012
 
77 FR 31551 - ANPRM PHMSA-2011-0140 (HM-234): Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments Pertaining to DOT Specification Cylinders (RRR) May 29, 2012
 
77 FR 31274 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0126 (HM-215K): Hazardous Materials: Harmonization With the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations, International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, and the International Civil Aviation Organization Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air May 25, 2012
 
77 FR 30976 - NPRM PHMSA-2011-0142 (HM-219): Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Petitions for Rulemaking (RRR) May 24, 2012
 
77 FR 24885 - NPRM PHMSA-2011-0138 (HM-218G): Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments (RRR) Apr 26, 2012
 
77 FR 21714 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0095 (HM-224F): Hazardous Materials: Transportation of Lithium Batteries; request for additional comment Apr 11, 2012
 
77 FR 17394 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0201 (HM-254): Hazardous Materials: Approval and Communication Requirements for the Safe Transportation of Air Bag Inflators, Air Bag Modules, and Seat-Belt Pretensioners. Mar 26, 2012
 
76 FR 51324 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0018 (HM-216B): Hazardous Materials: Incorporating Rail Special Permits Into the Hazardous Materials Regulations Aug 18, 2011
 
76 FR 50332 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0063 (HM-250): Hazardous Materials: Compatibility With the Regulations of the International Atomic Energy Agency Aug 12, 2011
 
76 FR 27300 - NPRM PHMSA-2007-28119 (HM-247) Hazardous Materials: Cargo Tank Motor Vehicle Loading and Unloading Operations; NPRM; extension of comment period May 11, 2011
 
76 FR 23923 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0227 (HM - 256A) Hazardous Materials: Restricting the Use of Cellular Phones by Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles in Intrastate Commerce Apr 29, 2011
 
76 FR 17615 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0319 (HM-255) Hazardous Materials: Highway-Rail Grade Crossing; Safe Clearance; NPRM; extension of comment period Mar 30, 2011
 
76 FR 14643 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0303 (HM-213D) Hazardous Materials: Safety Requirements for External Product Piping on Cargo Tanks Transporting Flammable Liquids; NPRM; extension of comment period Mar 17, 2011
 
76 FR 13313 - NPRM PHMSA-2007-28119 (HM-247) Hazardous Materials: Cargo Tank Motor Vehicle Loading and Unloading Operations Mar 11, 2011
 
76 FR 11191 - ANPRM PHMSA-2010-0019 (HM-241): Hazardous Materials: Adoption of ASME Code Section XII and the National Board Inspection Code; ANPRM; document availability and extension of comment period Mar 1, 2011
 
76 FR 5120 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0319 (HM-255): "Hazardous Materials: Highway-Rail Grade Crossing; Safe Clearance" Jan 28, 2011
 
76 FR 4847 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0303 (HM-213D): "Hazardous Materials: Safety Requirements for External Product Piping on Cargo Tanks Transporting Flammable Liquids" Jan 27, 2011
 
75 FR 80765 - ANPRM PHMSA-2010-0019 (HM-241): Hazardous Materials: Adoption of ASME Code Section XII and the National Board Inspection Code Dec 23, 2010
 
75 FR 60017 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0151 (HM-218F); Hazardous Materials; Miscellaneous Amendments Sep 29, 2010
 
75 FR 59197 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0221 (HM-256); Hazardous Materials: Limiting the Use of Electronic Devices by Highway Sep 27, 2010
 
75 FR 52070 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0216 (HM-215K); Harmonization With the United Nations Recommendations, International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, and the International Civil Aviation Organization Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air Aug 24, 2010
 
75 FR 43898 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0410 (HM-233B); Revisions of Special Permits Procedures Jul 27, 2010
 
75 FR 43906 - NPRM PHMSA-2005-22987 (HM-238); Requirements for the Storage of Explosives During Transportation Jul 27, 2010
 
75 FR 42364 - NPRM PHMSA-2010-0017 (HM-245); Incorporation of Certain Cargo Tank Special Permits Into Regulations Jul 21, 2010
 
75 FR 27273 - NPRM PHMSA-07-29364 (HM-231A); Hazardous Materials: Packages Intended for Transport by Aircraft May 14, 2010
 
75 FR 17111- ANPRM PHMSA-2009-0241 (HM-242); Hazardous Materials Regulations: Combustible Liquids Apr 5, 2010
 
75 FR 5258 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0201 (HM-208H); Hazardous Materials Transportation; Registration and Fee Assessment Program Feb 2, 2010
 
75 FR 1302 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0095 (HM-224F); Transportation of Lithium Batteries. Open comment period until March 12th. Jan 11, 2010
 
75 FR 68004 - NPRM PHMSA-2009-0289 (HM-233A); Incorporation of Special Permits Into Regulations Dec 22, 2009
 
74 FR 53982 - ANPRM PHMSA-2009-0126 (HM-215K); Harmonization With the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations, International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, International Civil Aviation Organization Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air, and Transport Canada's Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations Oct 21, 2009
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