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      RS 30:101.14     


§101.14. Facilities reports; survey of obstruction; labeling

            A. The assistant secretary shall prepare a detailed file of all structures and facilities located on state waterbottoms within the boundaries of the dedicated fund account. In developing the file, the secretary may require the owners and operators of state mineral leases and pipeline rights-of-way to furnish information relative to the location, description, and nature of facilities, both active and abandoned, on and beneath the state's waterbottoms.

            B. The assistant secretary shall establish and classify all potential hazards to commercial fishing caused by oil and gas exploration, development, and production activities in Louisiana waters, including all obstructions on the bottom, throughout the water column, and on the surface.

            C. The secretary shall establish regulations for all materials, equipment, tools, containers, pipelines, and other items used within Louisiana waters by the oil and gas industry to be properly stamped or labeled, wherever practicable, with the owner's identification prior to actual use. These regulations shall be consistent with labeling regulations promulgated by the United States Department of Interior pursuant to the provisions of Title IV of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments of 1978.

            Acts 2022, No. 100, §2, eff. July 1, 2023.

NOTE: See R.S. 30:101.15 regarding the termination of Part after June 30, 2027.

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