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Notice of Enforcement Discretion - Regional Emergency Declaration 2019-004 - MO River Failing Levees - 08-22-2019

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20590

August 22, 2019


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 (f)(6) against those motor carriers requesting Temporary Operating Authority Registration in order to provide direct assistance to emergency relief efforts pursuant to the Regional Declaration of Emergency 2019-004, dated August 22, 2019, issued by FM CSA 's Regional Field Administrator for the Midwestern Service Center , including any future amendments or extensions or limitations to that notice. This Notice will expire upon the termination or expiration of Regional Declaration of Emergency 2019-004, including any future amendments and extensions.

This Notice:

  1. Acknowledges the severe anticipated impacts from failing Missouri River levees in the States of Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska as set forth in Regional Declaration of Emergency 2019-004;
  2. Considers the interests of safety and the immediate need to alleviate the effects of the failing levees;
  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, August 23, 2019