Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, 30007 [2020-10689]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 97 / Tuesday, May 19, 2020 / Notices dyspnea, collapse, or congestive cardiac failure. In addition to the regulations, FMCSA has published advisory criteria 1 to assist medical examiners in determining whether drivers with certain medical conditions are qualified to operate a CMV in interstate commerce. The advisory criteria states that ICDs are disqualifying due to risk of syncope. III. Qualifications of Applicant Kenneth Randolph Mr. Kenneth Randolph is a CMV driver in Florida. A January 6, 2020, letter from his cardiologist reports that his ICD was implanted in March of 2010, has never deployed, that he is asymptomatic, and that his underlying heart condition is stable. Request for Comments In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315(b), FMCSA requests public comment from all interested persons on the exemption petition described in this notice. We will consider all comments received before the close of business on the closing date indicated under the DATES section of the notice. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–10690 Filed 5–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2020–0087] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of correction; extension of comment period. AGENCY: FMCSA corrects the State of domicile for one individual listed in its April 15, 2020, notice requesting comments on the receipt of applications from five individuals for an exemption from the prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) against operation of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) by persons with a current clinical diagnosis SUMMARY: 1 These criteria may be found in 49 CFR part 391, APPENDIX A TO PART 391—MEDICAL ADVISORY CRITERIA, section D. Cardiovascular: § 391.41(b)(4), paragraph 4, which is available on the internet at https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR2015-title49-vol5/pdf/CFR-2015-title49-vol5part391-appA.pdf. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:57 May 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 of myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, coronary insufficiency, thrombosis, or any other cardiovascular disease of a variety known to be accompanied by syncope (transient loss of consciousness), dyspnea (shortness of breath), collapse, or congestive heart failure. The Agency also extends the public comment period for that notice. DATES: This correction is effective May 19, 2020. The comment period for the notice published April 15, 2020, at 85 FR 21061, is extended by 30 days. Comments must be received on or before June 15, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket ID FMCSA–2020–0087 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/ docket?D=FMCSA-2020-0087. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. • Fax: (202) 493–2251. To avoid duplication, please use only one of these four methods. See the ‘‘Public Participation’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for instructions on submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Christine A. Hydock, Chief, Medical Programs Division, (202) 366–4001, fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W64–224, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you have questions regarding viewing or submitting material to the docket, contact Docket Operations, (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 15, 2020, (85 FR 21061), FMCSA published a notice regarding five individuals requesting an exemption from the physical qualification standard found in § 391.41(b)(4), which states that a person is physically qualified to drive a CMV if that person has no current clinical diagnosis of myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, coronary insufficiency, thrombosis, or any other cardiovascular disease of a variety known to be accompanied by syncope, PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30007 dyspnea, collapse, or congestive cardiac failure. The notice referenced, in error, Minnesota as the State of domicile for the applicant, Theodore J. Engelke. Mr. Engelke’s correct State of domicile is Wisconsin. In addition, FMCSA extends the comment period to ensure that interested parties have sufficient time to review and comment on the exemption applications. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–10689 Filed 5–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2020–0047] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of applications for exemption; request for comments. AGENCY: FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 10 individuals for an exemption from the prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) against persons with a clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition that is likely to cause a loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) to drive in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to operate CMVs in interstate commerce. DATES: Comments must be received on or before June 18, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by the Federal Docket Operations Docket No. FMCSA–2020– 0047 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/docket ?D=FMCSA-2020-0047. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Operations; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 97 (Tuesday, May 19, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 30007]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-10689]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2020-0087]


Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Implantable 
Cardioverter Defibrillators

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

ACTION: Notice of correction; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: FMCSA corrects the State of domicile for one individual listed 
in its April 15, 2020, notice requesting comments on the receipt of 
applications from five individuals for an exemption from the 
prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) 
against operation of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) by persons with a 
current clinical diagnosis of myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, 
coronary insufficiency, thrombosis, or any other cardiovascular disease 
of a variety known to be accompanied by syncope (transient loss of 
consciousness), dyspnea (shortness of breath), collapse, or congestive 
heart failure. The Agency also extends the public comment period for 
that notice.

DATES: This correction is effective May 19, 2020. The comment period 
for the notice published April 15, 2020, at 85 FR 21061, is extended by 
30 days. Comments must be received on or before June 15, 2020.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by the Federal Docket 
Management System (FDMS) Docket ID FMCSA-2020-0087 using any of the 
following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=FMCSA-2020-0087. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., 
ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays.
     Fax: (202) 493-2251.
    To avoid duplication, please use only one of these four methods. 
See the ``Public Participation'' portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section for instructions on submitting comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Christine A. Hydock, Chief, 
Medical Programs Division, (202) 366-4001, [email protected], FMCSA, 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W64-224, 
Washington, DC 20590-0001. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 
ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you have 
questions regarding viewing or submitting material to the docket, 
contact Docket Operations, (202) 366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 15, 2020, (85 FR 21061), FMCSA 
published a notice regarding five individuals requesting an exemption 
from the physical qualification standard found in Sec.  391.41(b)(4), 
which states that a person is physically qualified to drive a CMV if 
that person has no current clinical diagnosis of myocardial infarction, 
angina pectoris, coronary insufficiency, thrombosis, or any other 
cardiovascular disease of a variety known to be accompanied by syncope, 
dyspnea, collapse, or congestive cardiac failure. The notice 
referenced, in error, Minnesota as the State of domicile for the 
applicant, Theodore J. Engelke. Mr. Engelke's correct State of domicile 
is Wisconsin.
    In addition, FMCSA extends the comment period to ensure that 
interested parties have sufficient time to review and comment on the 
exemption applications.

Larry W. Minor,
Associate Administrator for Policy.
[FR Doc. 2020-10689 Filed 5-18-20; 8:45 am]
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