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5230.0045 COMPETENCY LICENSING REQUIREMENT.

Subpart 1.

License required.

All licensed contracting high pressure pipefitters and licensed journeyworker high pressure pipefitters shall carry their license on their person at all times while performing high pressure piping work, and shall produce the license upon request by the administrative authority.

Subp. 2.

Construction.

Construction of high pressure piping for installation in Minnesota, regardless of where constructed, shall meet the requirements of the pipefitting laws.

Subp. 3.

Remedies required for licensing violations.

The remedies described in this subpart are in addition to any other remedies provided by law. The enforcement of the remedies described in this subpart shall not preclude the use of any other enforcement provision in law for violations of the licensing requirements in the pipefitting laws, such as any provision allowing the commissioner to assess penalties or take disciplinary action.

A.

Construction. As used in this item, the term "unauthorized piping" means any high pressure piping constructed by a person who does not hold the license required under the pipefitting laws. If any unauthorized piping is installed as part of a high pressure piping system in Minnesota, then:

(1)

the unauthorized piping must be removed; and

(2)

the high pressure piping system that includes the unauthorized piping cannot be placed in service unless and until the unauthorized piping is replaced with high pressure piping constructed by a person who holds the license required under the pipefitting laws.

B.

Installation. As used in this item, the term "unauthorized installation" means any high pressure piping installed by a person who does not hold the license required under the pipefitting laws. If there is an unauthorized installation in a high pressure piping system, then:

(1)

the unauthorized installation must be removed; and

(2)

the high pressure piping system that includes the unauthorized installation cannot be placed in service unless and until the unauthorized installation is replaced with high pressure piping installed by a person who holds the license required under the pipefitting laws.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 326B.925

History:

34 SR 145

Published Electronically:

November 29, 2017