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RM #22-03 Regarding 170 IAC 5-5

LSA #22-359

Rulemaking Docket

The Rulemaking Docket can be found here: Rulemaking Docket.

Subject Matter of Rule

Adds definitions for re-mark, job extension, and second notice tickets; Modifies the procedural timeline for resolution of excavation damage cases; Requires a publicly available penalty schedule from the UPPAC; Defines two full working days in which an operator shall provide location information; Specifies the expiration date and time of 811 tickets; Requires markings indicating the size and type of underground facilities; Defines compliance methods for notifying excavators under IC 8-1-26-18(k); Defines the tolerance zone for facilities; and Requires positive response to excavators.

Rulemaking Status

1. Rule Development
2. Approval of Exception from Rulemaking Moratorium
3. Notice of Intent to Adopt a Rule
4. Approval of Fiscal and Financial Impact
5. Proposed Rule
6. Public Hearing and Public Comment
7. Final Rule
8. State Review
9. Effective Rule

Notices and Documents

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Comment Time Period

The public comment period on the proposed rule was open from May 24, 2023, to June 23, 2023.

How to submit Comments

If you have any questions or would like to submit comments related to this rulemaking, please contact Assistant General Counsel Jeremy Comeau:

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
101 West Washington Street, Suite 1500E
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
(317) 232-2102 | Email

Public Comments Received

Public comments can be found here.

Public Hearing

On June 20, 2023, at 1:30 p.m., at the PNC Center, 101 West Washington Street, IURC Conference Center, Judicial Courtroom 224, Indianapolis, Indiana, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission held a public hearing regarding this rulemaking, RM 22-03, LSA 22-359.

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Relevant Scientific and Technical Findings