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Household Goods Consumer Protection Working Group: Membership Solicitation

AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice, request for applications and nominations to the Household Goods Consumer Protection Working Group.

SUMMARY: FMCSA announces its intent to establish the Household Goods (HHG) Consumer Protection Working Group (Working Group). The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act requires FMCSA to establish this Working Group to provide recommendations on how to better educate and protect HHG moving customers (consumers) during an interstate HHG move. FMCSA solicits applications and nominations of interested persons to serve on the Working Group. As required by the FAST Act, the Working Group must be composed of individuals with expertise in consumer affairs, educators with expertise in how people learn most effectively, and representatives of the interstate HHG moving industry. The FAST Act mandates that the Working Group make its recommendations and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) publish them no later than December 4, 2016.

DATES: Applications/Nominations for the Working Group must be received electronically on or before May 20, 2016.


Kenneth Rodgers, Chief, Commercial Enforcement and Investigations Division,

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of

1200 New Jersey
Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590.

Phone: (202) 366–0073; Email:

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Last updated: Friday, December 2, 2016