Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR); Definition

Docket ID: FMCSA-2012-0156
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Parent Agency: Department of Transportation (DOT)
This rulemaking would adopt conforming amendments to FMCSA´s May 9, 2011, final rule on "Commercial Driver´s License Testing and Commercial Learner´s Permit Standards." It would amend the definitions of "gross combination weight rating" (GCWR) in 49 CFR 383.5 and 390.5 by removing a statement of enforcement policy that should not have been included in the definition.
RIN: 2126-AB53
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 383.5,49 CFR 390.5
Priority: Info./Admin./Other
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Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: PL 109-347, PL 109-59, PL 98-554, PL 99-570
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Direct Final Rule08/27/201277 FR 51706
Comment Period End09/26/2012
Final Rule Effective10/26/2012
Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule10/29/201277 FR 65497
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Action Office: MC-PR
Disposition: Pending
Type: Rulemaking
Subtype: Miscellaneous

Primary Documents

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Comment Now!
Due Jul 08, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/07/2013
ID: FMCSA-2012-0156-0009
Comment Now!
Due Sep 26, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 08/27/2012
ID: FMCSA-2012-0156-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 03/19/2014
ID: FMCSA-2012-0156-0023
Posted: 05/07/2013
ID: FMCSA-2012-0156-0010
Posted: 10/29/2012
ID: FMCSA-2012-0156-0006

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 03/27/2014
ID: FMCSA-2012-0156-0024


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Charles Medalen
202 366-1354
400 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20590
Washington, DC 20590
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