Steering Committee to Rewrite the District One-Call Law
Chairman, Scott Brown: Vice Chairman, Meena Gowda, Esq.
Host Venue – Miss Utility Call Center in Hanover, MD
Minutes of the Meeting – September 16, 2014
Prepared by Dora Parks
PURPOSE OF REWRITE
To modify the current District of Columbia One-Call Law to meet the requirements of PHMSA’s Nine Key Elements of an effective damage prevention program and to reflect best and current practices. Enforcement of the DC law will have its foundation in outreach and education.
The 24TH meeting of the Steering Committee was called to order at 8:53am by Chairman Brown.
The committee approved the September 11, 2014 minutes.
- Notification to the one-call center
- Utility prime managing project ticket(s)
- Ticket data fields
- Emergency notice, ticket validity and conditions for emergency ticket processing
Draft review includes changes made to grammar, organization, and structure and/or inserting new verbiage.
NEW 4; Duties of an Excavator – Emergency Notice
NEW 5; Owner or Operator Responsibilities
Emergency Response Changes made
NEW 1: Definitions and General Provisions
Please review the Draft Rewrite Copy dated 14 0916 for all modifications.
Scheduled meetings; September 24th and October 6th.
The meeting adjourned at 11:30am.