198.11 Grant authority.§ 198.11 Grant authority.
The pipeline safety laws (49 U.S.C. 60101 et seq.) authorize the Administrator to pay out funds appropriated or otherwise make available up to 80 percent of the cost of the personnel, equipment, and activities reasonably required for each state agency to carry out a safety program for intrastate pipeline facilities under a certification or agreement with the Administrator or to act as an agent of the Administrator with respect to interstate pipeline facilities.[Amdt. 198-5, 74 FR 62506, Nov. 30, 2009]