Title 52 - Oil & Gas Code

§52-332. Inspection - Samples - Testing - Delivery receptacle not meeting specifications, locking and sealing - Reports.


          A. It shall be the duty of the Petroleum Storage Tank Division to inspect all filling stations, bulk stations, and other places where gasoline, kerosene, naphtha, motor fuel or burning oil is kept or stored, for the purpose of determining whether or not such products comply with the orders, rules, and specifications of the Corporation Commission and the laws of the state. The Petroleum Storage Tank Division may take samples from any and all places where such products are kept or stored, and shall test the same or have the same tested to determine whether or not the owner or other person in charge of such filling station, bulk station, or other places where gasoline and motor fuels are kept or stored is complying with the orders, rules and specifications of the Corporation Commission and the laws of the state.

          B. It shall be the further duty of the Petroleum Storage Tank Division, whenever they find a dispenser or receptacle used for delivering regulated petroleum products which do not meet the minimum specifications required by the rules of the Corporation Commission and the laws of the state, immediately to seal and lock the dispenser or receptacle. The seal will be removed when the violation is corrected. The owner has the right to apply for a hearing before the Corporation Commission.

          The Petroleum Storage Tank Division shall make such reports to the Corporation Commission as required.

R.L. 1910, § 4343. Amended by Laws 1939, p. 353, § 6, eff. July 1, 1939; Laws 2004, c. 430, § 19, emerg. eff. June 4, 2004.