Petition for Waiver of Compliance, 46094 [2019-18914]

Download as PDF 46094 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 3, 2019 / Notices motorcoach or bus with passengers in interstate commerce. The driver must also have a copy of the exemption when driving, for presentation to a duly authorized Federal, State, or local enforcement official. In addition, the exemption does not exempt the individual from meeting the applicable CDL testing requirements. Each exemption will be valid for 2 years unless rescinded earlier by FMCSA. The exemption will be rescinded if: (1) The person fails to comply with the terms and conditions of the exemption; (2) the exemption has resulted in a lower level of safety than was maintained before it was granted; or (3) continuation of the exemption would not be consistent with the goals and objectives of 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315(b). VI. Preemption During the period the exemption is in effect, no State shall enforce any law or regulation that conflicts with this exemption with respect to a person operating under the exemption. VII. Conclusion Based upon its evaluation of the three exemption applications, FMCSA renews the exemptions of the aforementioned drivers from the hearing requirement in § 391.41(b)(11). In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315(b), each exemption will be valid for 2 years unless revoked earlier by FMCSA. Issued on: August 21, 2019. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–18942 Filed 8–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2019–0060] khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Petition for Waiver of Compliance Under part 211 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this document provides the public notice that by a document dated June 27, 2019, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at 49 CFR 236.586, Daily or after trip test, and § 236.588, Periodic test. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2019–0060. Specifically, SEPTA requests to increase the time between periodic tests to 184 days. SEPTA explains that it seeks the same relief and conditions as VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:24 Aug 30, 2019 Jkt 247001 provided to CSX Transportation, National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Norfolk Southern Railway, and Union Pacific Railroad in Docket Number FRA–2014–0085. SEPTA’s locomotives (road numbers 901–915, and electric multiple unit (EMU) vehicles road numbers 701–725 and 801–848) are equipped with the SEPTA system automatic cab signals and Positive Train Control. SEPTA states these locomotives and EMUs are equipped with enhanced computerbased electronics and diagnostics. SEPTA indicates performing signal inspections pursuant to 49 CFR 236.588 in conjunction with and under the same schedule as the locomotive inspections under 49 CFR 229.23(b) would increase efficiency without compromising safety. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Website: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by October 18, 2019 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered if practicable. Anyone can search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our PO 00000 Frm 00151 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Under 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.transportation.gov/ privacy. See also http:// www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC. John Karl Alexy, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–18914 Filed 8–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2019–0061] Federal Advisory Committee National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Meeting Notice—National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council. AGENCY: NHTSA announces a meeting of the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (NEMSAC) to be held at DOT Headquarters in Washington, DC. This notice announces the date, time, and location of the meeting, which will be open to the public, as well as provide opportunities for public input to the NEMSAC. The purpose of NEMSAC, a nationally recognized council of emergency medical services representatives and consumers, is to advise and consult with DOT and the Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services (FICEMS) on matters relating to emergency medical services (EMS). DATES: The NEMSAC meeting will be held on September 17, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT, on September 18, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT (closed to public 11:30) and on September 19, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT (closed to public). A public comment period will take place on September 17, 2019, between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. EDT and September 18, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2019-0060]


Petition for Waiver of Compliance

    Under part 211 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations 
(CFR), this document provides the public notice that by a document 
dated June 27, 2019, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority 
(SEPTA) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a 
waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad 
safety regulations contained at 49 CFR 236.586, Daily or after trip 
test, and Sec.  236.588, Periodic test. FRA assigned the petition 
Docket Number FRA-2019-0060.
    Specifically, SEPTA requests to increase the time between periodic 
tests to 184 days. SEPTA explains that it seeks the same relief and 
conditions as provided to CSX Transportation, National Railroad 
Passenger Corporation, Norfolk Southern Railway, and Union Pacific 
Railroad in Docket Number FRA-2014-0085. SEPTA's locomotives (road 
numbers 901-915, and electric multiple unit (EMU) vehicles road numbers 
701-725 and 801-848) are equipped with the SEPTA system automatic cab 
signals and Positive Train Control. SEPTA states these locomotives and 
EMUs are equipped with enhanced computer-based electronics and 
diagnostics. SEPTA indicates performing signal inspections pursuant to 
49 CFR 236.588 in conjunction with and under the same schedule as the 
locomotive inspections under 49 CFR 229.23(b) would increase efficiency 
without compromising safety.
    A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications 
concerning the petition, is available for review online at 
www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation's Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, 
W12-140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open 
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays.
    Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings 
by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate 
scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since 
the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party 
desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in 
writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for 
their request.
    All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the 
appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following 
methods:
     Website: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W12-140, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal Holidays.
    Communications received by October 18, 2019 will be considered by 
FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date 
will be considered if practicable.
    Anyone can search the electronic form of any written communications 
and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the 
individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if 
submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). 
Under 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better 
inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including 
any personal information the commenter provides, to 
www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/
ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.transportation.gov/privacy. 
See also http://www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy 
notice of regulations.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC.
John Karl Alexy,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-18914 Filed 8-30-19; 8:45 am]
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