Maine Revised Statutes

§15102. Exemptions

1. Boilers.  This chapter does not apply to:
A. Boilers that are under federal control; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
B. Boilers used solely for propelling motor road vehicles; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
C. Boilers of steam fire engines brought into the State for temporary use in times of emergency to check conflagrations; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
D. Boilers used for agricultural purposes only; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
E. Steam heating boilers, hot water heating boilers and hot water supply boilers, except boilers located in schoolhouses or boilers owned by municipalities, constructed and installed in accordance with the rules adopted by the director; or [2013, c. 70, Pt. C, §7 (AMD).]
F. Miniature boilers exempt pursuant to section 15103-A. [2013, c. 70, Pt. C, §8 (AMD).]
[ 2013, c. 70, Pt. C, §§7, 8 (AMD) .]
2. Pressure vessels.  This chapter does not apply to:
A. Pressure vessels that are under federal control; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
B. Pressure vessels used for the transportation and storage of compressed or liquefied gases constructed in compliance with specifications of the United States Department of Transportation; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
C. Pressure vessels located on vehicles operating under the rules of other state authorities and used for carrying passengers or freight; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
D. Pressure vessels installed on the right-of-way of railroads and used directly in the operation of trains; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
E. Pressure vessels used solely for agricultural purposes on farms; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
F. Pressure vessels located in private residences and apartment houses with fewer than 6 apartments; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
G. Pressure vessels having an internal or external operating pressure not exceeding 15 pounds per square inch; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
H. Vessels for containing water under pressure, including those containing air, the compression of which serves only as a cushion, when neither of the following limitations is exceeded:
(1) A design pressure of 300 pressure pounds per square inch; or
(2) A design temperature of 210 degrees Fahrenheit; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
I. Pressure vessels containing water heated by steam or any other direct or indirect means when none of the following limitations are exceeded:
(1) A heat input of 200,000 British thermal units per hour;
(2) A water temperature of 200 degrees Fahrenheit; or
(3) A normal water-containing capacity of 120 gallons; [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
J. Pressure vessels that do not exceed:
(1) Five cubic feet in volume and 250 pounds per square inch gauge pressure;
(2) One and 1/2 cubic feet in volume and 600 pounds per square inch gauge pressure; or
(3) An inside diameter of 6 inches with no limitation on pressure; or [2003, c. 204, Pt. G, §1 (AMD).]
K. Pressure vessels that are used as an integral part of a circuit breaker or transformer. [1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §14 (NEW); 1995, c. 560, Pt. H, §17 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 204, Pt. G, §1 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 560, §H14 (NEW). 1995, c. 560, §H17 (AFF). 1999, c. 386, §W4 (AMD). 2003, c. 204, §G1 (AMD). 2013, c. 70, Pt. C, §§7, 8 (AMD).

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