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The State of Maryland Executive Order 01.01.2018.22

The State of Maryland
Executive Department
EXECUTIVE ORDER

01.01.2018.22

Declaration of a State of Emergency

WHEREAS, The State of Maryland is subject to a variety of hazards or disasters, including an impending emergency as defined in Section 14-lOl(c)(l) of the Public Safety Article of the Maryland Code;

WHEREAS, Having been advised and informed by the Maryland Emergency Management Agency that, as a result of the impending impact of Hurricane Florence moving into the Mid-Atlantic, and the associated intense and powerful winds, severe rains, flooding, and other significant hazards, there is a need for special preparedness and response for which State resources may be requested;

WHEREAS, Hurricane Florence continues to move toward the East Coast of the United States;

Notice of Enforcement Discretion Determination, Regional Declaration of Emergency 2018-007

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

September 10, 2018

NOTICE OF ENFORCEMENT DISCRETION DETERMINATION

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 (0(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 2018-007, dated September 10, 2018, issued by FMCSA's Regional Field Administrators for the Southern and Eastern Service Centers, 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 2018-007, including any future amendments and extensions.

This Notice:

  1. Acknowledges the severe anticipated damage from high winds, storm surge, and flooding in the Affected States set forth in Regional Declaration of Emergency 2018- 007 as a result of Hurricane Florence;
  2. Considers the interests of safety and the immediate need to alleviate the effects of the storm;
  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

Southern Service Center, Eastern Service Center Regional Emergency Declaration Under 49 CFR §390.23 No. 2018-007

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Southern Service Center
1800 Century Blvd., Ste. 1700
Atlanta, GA 30345

Eastern Service Center
Fallon Federal Building
31 Hopkins Plaza, Ste. 800
Baltimore, MD 21201

September 10, 2018

REGIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION UNDER 49 CFR §390.23
No. 2018-007

DELAWARE, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, KENTUCKY, MARYLAND, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, NORTH CAROLINA, PENNSYLVANIA, SOUTH CAROLINA, TENNESSEE, VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA

In accordance with the provisions of 49 CFR § 390.23, the Regional Field Administrators for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Southern and Eastern Service Centers, hereby declare that an emergency exists that warrants issuance of a Regional Emergency Declaration and an exemption from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs ), except as otherwise restricted by this Emergency Declaration. Such emergency is in response to Hurricane Florence, and its anticipated effects on people and property, including the immediate threat to human life or public welfare from high winds, heavy rains, high surf, storm surge and flooding. Affected States and jurisdictions included in this Emergency Declaration are: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. This Emergency Declaration is needed to address anticipated emergency conditions in the Affected States and jurisdictions creating a need for immediate transportation of supplies, equipment and persons, and provides necessary relief.

Virginia Emergency Waiver 9-10-18

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
1401 EAST BROAD STREET
RICHMOND, VA 23219

Stephen C. Brich, P.E.
Commissioner

September 10, 2018

TO: Affected Agencies and Shippers/Carriers

SUBJECT: Waiver for carriers transporting essential emergency relief supplies or providing emergency restoration of infrastructure services.

State of South Carolina Executive Order No. 2018-27

State of South Carolina
Executive Departent
Office of the Governor

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 2018-27
FILED SEP 0 8 2018

Mark Hammond
SECRETARY OF STATE

Temporary Suspension of Certain Motor Vehicle Regulations
Due to Existing Emergencies in South Carolina and North Carolina

WHEREAS, the potential impact of Tropical Storm Florence, which is strengthening and is anticipated to become Hurricane Florence ("Hurricane Florence"), will require the transportation of vehicles bearing equipment and supplies for utility restoration and debris removal and essentials such as food, water, medicine and medical supplies, fuel oil, livestock and poultry, feed for livestock and poultry, and other agricultural products; and

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