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Chapter 3.2. California Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (CAL/OSHA)
Subchapter 2. Regulations of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health

Article 5. Boiler and Tank Permit and Inspection Fee Schedule

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§344.1. Air Tank, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (L.P.G.), and Boiler Inspection Fees.

(a) A fee of $160.00 per hour or any part thereof, including travel time as set forth in part (1) of this subsection, based on quarter hour intervals with a minimum of one-half hour, shall be charged for field permit inspection of air tanks, L.P.G. tanks, and boilers by qualified safety engineers employed by the division. Such fees may also, in the division's discretion, be charged for subsequent consultation or inspections to determine if applicable safety orders have been complied with. No additional fees shall be assessed for follow-up inspections when Safety Order requirements have been complied with, and the division notified, within 15 days of the compliance date shown on the Preliminary Order.

(1) Travel time shall include the travel time from the Division's local office or the site of previous inspection, whichever is less, to the inspection site and travel time from the inspection site to the Division's local office or the site of a following inspection, whichever is less. The Division shall not charge more than one employer for the same period of travel time.

(b) Whenever a person owning or having the custody, management or operation of an air tank, L.P.G. tank, or boiler fails to pay the fees required under this section within 60 days after notification, said person shall pay, in addition to the fees required under this section, a penalty fee equal to 100 percent of the fee. For the purpose of this section, the date of the invoice shall be considered the date of notification.

Note: Authority cited: Sections 60.5, 6308, 7721 and 7722, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 7721 and 7728, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. Amendment filed 11-30-77; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 77, No. 49).

2. Amendment filed 4-16-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 16).

3. Amendment filed 3-24-82; effective upon filing pursuant to Government Code section 11346.2(d) (Register 82, No. 13).

4. Amendment filed 3-2-84 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 84, No. 11). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 6-30-84.

5. Order of Repeal of 3-2-84 emergency order filed 7-30-84 by OAL pursuant to Government Code section 11349.6 (Register 84, No. 31).

6. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 7-30-84 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 84, No. 31). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 11-27-84.

7. Certificate of Compliance transmitted to OAL 11-5-84 and filed 12-4-84 (Register 84, No. 49).

8. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 8-16-88 as an emergency; operative 8-16-88 (Register 88, No. 34). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 12-14-88.

9. Certificate of Compliance transmitted to OAL 11-29-88 and filed 12-29-88 (Register 89, No. 2).

10. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 9-20-90 as an emergency; operative 9-20-90 (Register 90, No. 44). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 1-18-91 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

11. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 3-18-91; operative 3-18-91 (Register 91, No. 15).

12. Emergency order filed 9-20-90 repealed by operation of Government Code section 11346.1 (Register 91, No. 15).

13. Amendment of subsection (a) and adoption of subsection (a)(1) filed 11-22-91 as an emergency; operative 11-22-91 (Register 92, No. 7). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL 3-23-91 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

14. Amendment of subsection (a) and adoption of subsection (a)(1) refiled 4-29-92 as an emergency; operative 4-29-92 (Register 92, No. 18). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL 8-28-92 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

15. Certificate of Compliance as to 4-29-92 order transmitted to OAL 6-4-92 and filed 6-4-92 (Register 92, No. 23).

16. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 6-19-2000 as an emergency; operative 6-19-2000 (Register 2000, No. 25). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-17-2000 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

17. Certificate of Compliance as to 6-19-2000 order transmitted to OAL 8-28-2000 and filed 10-2-2000 (Register 2000, No. 40).

18. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 3-18-2013 as an emergency; operative 3-18-2013 (Register 2013, No. 12). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-16-2013 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. Submitted to OAL for filing and printing only pursuant to Labor Code section 7721(e).

19. Amendment of subsection (a) refiled 9-16-2013 as an emergency; operative 9-16-2013 (Register 2013, No. 38). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-16-2013 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. Submitted to OAL for filing and printing only pursuant to Labor Code section 7721(e).

20. Certificate of Compliance as to 9-16-2013 order transmitted to OAL 12-13-2013 and filed 1-21-2014 (Register 2014, No. 4).

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