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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 2: Filing of certificate of incorporation and bylaws; safety report; penalty for failure to comply with regulations

Section 2. Each steam distribution company shall file a certified copy of its certificate of incorporation and bylaws with the department. By March first of each year each company shall file a report on safety related matters as the department may specify, including but not limited to number, duration and causes of all steam leakage incidents, distribution system accidents and service outages, time elapsed between the incident and the return to service following a repair. The department may levy fines against a steam distribution company for failure to comply with regulations promulgated by the department. In determining the appropriateness of any fine, the department shall consider the seriousness of the violation and the good faith compliance efforts of the steam distribution company.