Board of High Pressure Piping Systems
Active dates:2007 -
Function: The BHPPS adopts the high pressure piping code that must be followed in the state and any amendments thereto; reviews requests for final interpretations and issue final interpretations; adopts rules -- with the exception of rule regulating continuing education -- regulating the licensure or registration of high pressure piping contactors, journeymen, and other persons engaged in the design, installation, and alteration of high-pressure-piping systems; and advises the Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry regarding educational requirements for high pressure piping inspectors.
The Board of High Pressure Piping Systems was created by the 2007 Legislature, under the statutory authority of Minnesota Statutes 326B.925.
MN Department of Labor and Industry
Composition. (a) The Board of High Pressure Piping Systems shall consist of 13 members. Twelve members shall be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate and shall be voting members. Appointments of members by the governor shall be made in accordance with section 15.066. If the senate votes to refuse to consent to an appointment of a member made by the governor, the governor shall appoint a new member with the advice and consent of the senate. One member shall be the commissioner of labor and industry or the commissioner of labor and industry's designee, who shall be a voting member.
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