Availability of Grant Program Funds for Commercial Driver's License Program Improvements, 58929 [E7-20487]

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Grants to bring States into compliance with the requirements in 49 CFR parts 383 and 384 will receive priority. Grants made under this program may not be used to rent, lease, or buy land or buildings. The agency in each State designated as the primary driver licensing agency responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the CDL program is eligible to apply for grant funding. To apply for funding, applicants must register with the grants.gov Web site (http:// www.grants.gov/applicants/ VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:05 Oct 16, 2007 Jkt 214001 get_registered.jsp) and submit an application in accordance with instructions provided. Applications for grant funding must be submitted electronically to the FMCSA through the grants.gov Web site. DATES: FMCSA will initially consider funding for applications submitted by January 8, 2008, by qualified applicants. If additional funding remains available, applications submitted after January 8, 2008, will be considered on a case-bycase basis. Funds will not be available for allocation until fiscal year 2008 appropriations legislation is passed and signed into law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Visit http://www.grants.gov. Information on the grant, application process, and additional contact information is available at that Web site. General information about the CDLPI grant is available in The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) which can be found on the Internet at http:// www.cfda.gov. The CFDA number for CDLPI is 20.232. You may also contact Mr. James Davis, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Office of Safety Programs, Commercial Driver’s License Division (MC–ESL), 202–366–6406, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Suite W65–226, Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 200 (Wednesday, October 17, 2007)]
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[FR Doc No: E7-20487]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration


Availability of Grant Program Funds for Commercial Driver's 
License Program Improvements

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announces the 
availability of Commercial Driver's License Program Improvement (CDLPI) 
grant funding as authorized by Section 4124 of the Safe, Accountable, 
Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users 
(SAFETEA-LU). The program is a discretionary grant program that 
provides funding for improving States' implementation of the Commercial 
Driver's License (CDL) program, including expenses for computer 
hardware and software, publications, testing, personnel, training, and 
quality control. Grants to bring States into compliance with the 
requirements in 49 CFR parts 383 and 384 will receive priority. Grants 
made under this program may not be used to rent, lease, or buy land or 
buildings. The agency in each State designated as the primary driver 
licensing agency responsible for the development, implementation, and 
maintenance of the CDL program is eligible to apply for grant funding. 
To apply for funding, applicants must register with the grants.gov Web 
site (http://www.grants.gov/applicants/get_registered.jsp) and submit 
an application in accordance with instructions provided. Applications 
for grant funding must be submitted electronically to the FMCSA through 
the grants.gov Web site.

DATES: FMCSA will initially consider funding for applications submitted 
by January 8, 2008, by qualified applicants. If additional funding 
remains available, applications submitted after January 8, 2008, will 
be considered on a case-by-case basis. Funds will not be available for 
allocation until fiscal year 2008 appropriations legislation is passed 
and signed into law.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Visit http://www.grants.gov. 
Information on the grant, application process, and additional contact 
information is available at that Web site. General information about 
the CDLPI grant is available in The Catalog of Federal Domestic 
Assistance (CFDA) which can be found on the Internet at http://
www.cfda.gov. The CFDA number for CDLPI is 20.232. You may also contact 
Mr. James Davis, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Office of 
Safety Programs, Commercial Driver's License Division (MC-ESL), 202-
366-6406, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Suite W65-226, Washington, DC 
20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., ET, Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

William Quade,
Associate Administrator, Enforcement and Policy Program Delivery.
[FR Doc. E7-20487 Filed 10-16-07; 8:45 am]
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