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Notice of Enforcement Discretion Determination - Emergency Declaration 2019-003 - 07-11-2019

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

July 11, 2019

1200 New Jersey Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20590


This is a Notice that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has exercised agency discretion and determined not to enforce the Temporary Operating Authority Registration fee provisions of 49 C.F.R. 360.3T(d)(2) and (t)(6) against those motor carriers requesting Temporary Operating Authority Registration in order to provide direct assistance to emergency relief efforts pursuant to the Regional Emergency Declaration 2019-003, dated July 11, 2019, issued by FMCSA's Regional Field Administrators for the Southern, Midwestern and Western Service Centers, including any future amendments or extensions or limitations to that notice. This Notice will expire upon the termination or expiration of Regional Emergency Declaration 2019-003, including any future amendments and extensions.

This Notice:

  1. Acknowledges the current and anticipated damage from heavy rains, high surf, flooding and high winds in the Affected States as set forth in Regional Declaration of Emergency 2019-003;
  2. Considers the interests of public safety and the immediate need to alleviate the effects of the flooding;
  3. Creates no individual rights of action and establishes no precedent for future determinations;
  4. Is inapplicable to motor carriers whose operating authority registration is suspended or revoked.

Raymond P. Martinez, Administrator
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Last updated: Friday, July 12, 2019