Illinois Gas Pipeline Safety Act (Illinois)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Illinois

Applies to States or Provinces Illinois
Name Illinois Gas Pipeline Safety Act (Illinois)
Policy Type Safety and Operational Guidelines
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Illinois Commerce Commission
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-06-20
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


Standards established under this Act may apply to the design, installation, inspection, testing, construction, extension, operation, replacement, and maintenance of pipeline facilities. Whenever the Commission finds a particular facility to be hazardous to life or property, it may require the person operating such facility to take the steps necessary to remove the hazard. Each person who engages in the transportation of gas or who owns or operates pipeline facilities shall file with the Commission a plan for inspection and maintenance of each pipeline facility owned or operated by such person as well as any changes in such plan, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Commission. The Commission may, by regulation, also require such person to file the plans for approval.

Policy Contact

Department Illinois Commerce Commission
Address 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois, 62701

Phone 217-782-7434 (Springfield)
Phone 2 312-814-6658 (Chicago)


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 220 Illinois Compiled Statutes 20
Date Effective 2012