Power Boilers: A Guide to the Section I of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Second Edition
2 How and Where Section I Is Enforced and Effective Dates
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Section I is a set of rules for the construction of boilers. These rules are not mandatory unless invoked by contract or adopted as law by a governmental entity, usually referred to as a jurisdiction. A jurisdiction can be a state, province, county, or city. If there happen to be no jurisdictional requirements regarding Code coverage, the purchaser of a boiler may specify to the manufacturer construction to Section I rules as a requirement.
Currently, Section I has been adopted by all but one state (Wyoming is the exception) and by all of the provinces of Canada. Wyoming has a...