49 CFR 365.109 - FMCSA review of the application.

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§ 365.109 FMCSA review of the application.
(a) FMCSA staff will review the application for correctness, completeness, and adequacy of the evidence (the prima facie case).
(1) Minor errors will be corrected without notification to the applicant.
(2) Materially incomplete applications will be rejected. Applications that are in substantial compliance with these rules may be accepted.
(3) All motor carrier applications will be reviewed for consistency with the FMCSA's operational safety fitness policy. Applicants with “Unsatisfactory” safety fitness ratings from DOT will have their applications rejected.
(4) FMCSA staff will review completed applications that conform with the FMCSA's safety fitness policy and that are accompanied by evidence of adequate financial responsibility.
(5) Financial responsibility is indicated by filing within 20 days from the date an application notice is published in the FMCSA Register:
(i) Form BMC-91 or 91X or BMC 82 surety bond— Bodily injury and property damage (motor property and passenger carriers; household goods freight forwarders that provide pickup or delivery service directly or by using a local delivery service under their control).
(ii) Form BMC-84— Surety bond or Form BMC-85—trust fund agreement (property brokers of general commodities and household goods).
(iii) Form BMC 34 or BMC 83 surety bond— Cargo liability (household goods motor carriers and household goods freight forwarders).
(6) Applicants also must submit Form BOC-3—designation of legal process agents—within 20 days from the date an application notice is published in the FMCSA Register.
(7) Applicants seeking to conduct operations for which tariffs are required may not commence such operations until tariffs are in effect.
(8) All applications must be completed in English.
(b) A summary of the application will be published as a preliminary grant of authority in the FMCSA Register to give notice to the public in case anyone wishes to oppose the application.
[59 FR 63728, Dec. 9, 1994, as amended at 60 FR 63981, Dec. 13, 1995; 67 FR 61820, Oct. 2, 2002; 75 FR 35328, June 22, 2010]

Title 49 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2014-10-02; vol. 79 # 191 - Thursday, October 2, 2014
    1. 79 FR 59450 - General Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
      Final rule.
      Effective October 2, 2014. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51 as of October 2, 2014.
      49 CFR Parts 355, 365, 369, 383, 384, 385, 387, 390, 391, 392, 395, and 397

Title 49 published on 2014-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR 365 after this date.

  • 2014-10-02; vol. 79 # 191 - Thursday, October 2, 2014
    1. 79 FR 59450 - General Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
      Final rule.
      Effective October 2, 2014. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51 as of October 2, 2014.
      49 CFR Parts 355, 365, 369, 383, 384, 385, 387, 390, 391, 392, 395, and 397