49 CFR 1.95 - Delegations to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator.

§ 1.95 Delegations to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator is delegated authority to:
(a) Exercise the authority vested in the Secretary under chapters 301, 303, 321, 323, 325, 327, 329, and 331, of Title 49, U.S.C., except for 49 U.S.C. 32916(b).
(b) Exercise the authority vested in the Secretary by 49 U.S.C. 20134(a) with respect to laws administered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator pertaining to highway, traffic and motor vehicle safety.
(c) Carry out, in coordination with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator, the authority vested in the Secretary by subchapter III of chapter 311 of title 49, U.S.C., to promulgate safety standards for commercial motor vehicles and equipment subsequent to initial manufacture when the standards are based upon and similar to a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard promulgated, either simultaneously or previously, under chapter 301 of title 49, U.S.C.
(d) Carry out the Highway Safety Act of 1966, as amended (23 U.S.C. 401 et seq.), except as it relates to highway safety programs, research and development relating to highway design, construction and maintenance; traffic control devices; identification and surveillance of accident locations; and highway-related aspects of pedestrian and bicycle safety.
(e) Carry out the functions and exercise the authority vested in the Secretary under 23 U.S.C. 406(e)(3), to engage in activities with States and State legislators to consider proposals related to safety belt use laws. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator may further delegate this authority, including to other Administrators within the Department.
(f) Carry out the functions and exercise the authority vested in the Secretary for the following provisions of Title 23, U.S.C. (with respect to matters within the primary responsibility of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator): 153, 154, 157, 158, 161, 163, 164, and 313 (Buy America).
(g) Carry out the consultation functions vested in the Secretary by Executive Order 11912, as amended (energy conservation) relating to automobiles.
(h) Exercise the authority vested in the Secretary by section 210(2) of the Clean Air Act, Public Law 90-148, as amended [42 U.S.C. 7544(2)].
(i) Carry out the following functions and exercise the authority vested in the Secretary under SAFETEA-LU:
(1) Section 1906 [23 U.S.C. 402 note], relating to the grant program to prohibit racial profiling;
(2) Section 2001(d) [23 U.S.C. 401 note], relating to transfers of funds;
(3) Section 2003(c), relating to on-scene motor vehicle collision causation;
(4) Section 2003(d) [23 U.S.C. 403 note], relating to research on distracted, inattentive, and fatigued drivers;
(5) Section 2003(f), relating to refusal of intoxication testing;
(6) Section 2003(g), relating to impaired motorcycle driving;
(7) Section 2003(h), relating to reducing impaired driving recidivism;
(8) Section 2009(f) [23 U.S.C. 402 note], relating to the annual evaluation, in regard to high visibility enforcement program;
(9) Section 2010 [23 U.S.C. 402 note], relating to motorcyclist safety;
(10) Section 2011 [23 U.S.C. 405 note], relating to child safety and child booster seat incentive grants;
(11) Section 2012, relating to safety data;
(12) Section 2013 [23 U.S.C. 403 note], relating to drug-impaired driving enforcement;
(13) Section 2014 [23 U.S.C. 402 note], relating to first responder vehicle safety program;
(14) Section 2015, relating to driver performance study;
(15) Section 2016, relating to rural state emergency medical services optimization pilot program;
(16) Section 2017(a), relating to older driver safety and, (b) [23 U.S.C. 402 note], relating to law enforcement training;
(17) Section 5513(e) [23 U.S.C. 502 note], relating to automobile accident injury research;
(18) Section 5513(m) [23 U.S.C. 502 note] as it relates to section 513(e);
(19) Section 10202 [42 U.S.C. 300d-4], relating to emergency medical services;
(20) Section 10302, relating to side-impact crash protection rulemaking;
(21) Section 10303 [49 U.S.C. 30101 note], relating to tire research;
(22) Section 10305(b) [49 U.S.C. 30101 note], relating to the publication of non-traffic incident data collection;
(23) Section 10306, relating to the study of safety belt use technologies;
(24) Section 10307(b) [15 U.S.C. 1232 note], relating to the issuing of regulations in regard to safety labeling requirements;
(25) Section 10308, relating to power window switches; and
(26) Section 10309(a), relating to the testing of 15-passenger van safety.
(j) Carry out the following functions and exercise the authority vested in the Secretary under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-140):
(1) Section 106 [49 U.S.C. 32902 note], relating to the continued applicability of existing standards;
(2) Section 107 [49 U.S.C. 32902 note], relating to the National Academy of Sciences studies;
(3) Section 108, relating to the National Academy of Sciences study of medium-duty and heavy-duty truck fuel economy;
(4) Section 110 [49 U.S.C. 32908 note], relating to the periodic review of accuracy of fuel economy labeling;
(5) Section 113 [49 U.S.C. 32904 note], relating to the exemption from separate calculation requirement;
(6) Section 131(b)(2) and (c)(1) [42 U.S.C. 17011(b)(2), (c)(1)], relating to the Plug-in Electric Drive Vehicle Program;
(7) Section 225(a), relating to the study of optimization of flexible fueled vehicles to use E-85 fuel;
(8) Section 227(a), relating to the study of optimization of biogas used in natural gas vehicles;
(9) Section 242[42 U.S.C. 17051], relating to renewable fuel dispenser requirements; and
(10) Section 248(a) [42 U.S.C. 17054(a)], relating to biofuels distribution and advanced biofuels infrastructure.
(k) Carry out the functions and exercise the motor vehicle safety authority vested in the Secretary under § 7103 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century, Public Law 105-178.
(l) Carry out the functions and exercise the motor vehicle safety authority vested in the Secretary under §§ 3(d), 10, 11 and 13 through 17 [uncodified provisions] of the Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability, and Documentation (TREAD) Act, Public Law 106-414.
(m) Carry out the functions and exercise the motor vehicle safety authority vested in the Secretary under Anton's Law, Public Law 107-318.
(n) Carry out the functions and exercise the motor vehicle safety authority vested in the Secretary under the Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act of 2007 or the K.T. Safety Act of 2007, Public Law 110-189.
(o) Carry out the functions and exercise the motor vehicle safety authority vested in the Secretary under the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act of 2010, Public Law 111-373.

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