Current as of: 2011
(a) The person in charge of a vessel or facility, which is subject to this chapter, as soon as he or she has knowledge of an incident in which the vessel or facility is involved, shall immediately notify the Secretary of the incident.
(b)(1) When the Secretary receives information, pursuant to subsection (a) of this section or otherwise, of an incident which involves oil pollution, the Secretary shall, where possible, designate the source or sources of the oil pollution and shall immediately notify the owner and operator of such source, and the guarantor, of that designation as well as the Attorney General of the State.
(2) When a source designated under paragraph (1) of this subsection is a vessel or a facility, and the owner, operator or guarantor fails to inform the Secretary, within 5 days after receiving notification of the designation, of his or her denial of such designation, such owner, operator or guarantor, in accordance with regulations promulgated by the Secretary, shall advertise the designation and the procedures by which claims may be presented to him or her. If advertisement is not otherwise made in accordance with this paragraph, the Secretary shall, at the expense of the owner, operator or guarantor involved, advertise the designation and the procedures by which claims may be presented to that owner, operator or guarantor.
(c) Advertisement under subsection (b) of this section shall commence no later than 15 days from the date of the designation made thereunder to continue for a period of no less than 30 days.
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Current as of: 2010
(a) It is the duty of each and every company, corporation, or individual, owning, operating, or managing such a company in this state, to send to the department of transportation at its office in Nashville, the monthly, quarterly, and annual statements of the operations of such company or individual, if such reports are issued; if not, then such company or individual shall send such reports as may be issued at any special or regular time. The president or chief officer of each and every such company shall, on or before February 1 of each year, make and transmit to the department of transportation at its office in Nashville, under oath of the president or chief officer of the company, a full and true statement of the affairs of the company as the same existed on the preceding January 1, in accordance with the direction and schedules prepared and furnished by the department of transportation.
(b) All common carriers shall send a copy of all safety inspection reports of such common carrier's tracks or track system which are prepared for or made by the federal railroad administration to the department of transportation. "Common carrier" is understood not to apply to private in-plant or intra-plant trackage owned or leased by private corporations which do not engage in serving the public as common carriers.
(c) Any officer, agent, or employee failing or refusing to make, under oath, any report required by the department of transportation, within the time required, or failing or refusing to answer fully under oath, if required, any inquiry propounded by the department of transportation, or who shall, in any way, hinder or obstruct the department of transportation, in the discharge of its duties, commits a Class C misdemeanor.
[Acts 1897, ch. 10, §§ 12, 13; Shan., §§ 3059a37, 3059a38; Code 1932, §§ 5413, 5414; Acts 1979, ch. 423, § 1; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), §§ 65-308, 65-309; Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 113; 1995, ch. 305, § 10.]
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