Self-Reporting of Out-of-State Convictions

Docket ID: FMCSA-2012-0172
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Parent Agency: Department of Transportation (DOT)
This rulemaking would clarify the requirement for holders of commercial drivers licenses (CDL) convicted of violating traffic laws in a State other than the State that issued their CDL, to notify the State of issuance about those violations under part 383.31 of FMCSA’s Commercial Drivers License Standards; and clarify the requirement for the licensing agency from the jurisdiction in which the conviction takes place to notify the State licensing Agency that issued the CDL under part 384.209 State Compliance with Commercial Drivers License Program. This rulemaking would also ensure that notifications required in sections 383.31 and 384.209 take place within 30 days of the conviction.
RIN: 2126-AB43
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 383.31,49 CFR 384.209
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Spring 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986
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
NPRM08/02/201277 FR 46010
NPRM Comment Period End10/01/2012
Final Rule04/26/201378 FR 24684
Final Rule Effective05/28/2013
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Disposition: Pending
Type: Rulemaking
Subtype: Commercial Driver's License

Primary Documents

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Comment Now!
Due Oct 01, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/02/2012
ID: FMCSA-2012-0172-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 04/29/2013
ID: FMCSA-2012-0172-0010
Posted: 04/26/2013
ID: FMCSA-2012-0172-0009
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 08/29/2012
ID: FMCSA-2012-0172-0002

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Agency Contact
Robert Redmond
Senior Transportation Specialist
202 366-5014
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20590
Washington, DC 20590
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