(a) General Report.— The Secretary of Transportation shall submit to the President to submit to Congress on July 1 of each year a report on the administration of this chapter for the prior calendar year. The report shall include—
(1)a thorough statistical compilation of accidents and injuries;
(2)motor vehicle safety standards in effect or prescribed under this chapter;
(3)the degree of observance of the standards;
(4)a summary of current research grants and contracts and a description of the problems to be considered under those grants and contracts;
(5)an analysis and evaluation of research activities completed and technological progress achieved;
(7)the extent to which technical information was given the scientific community and consumer-oriented information was made available to the public; and
(8)recommendations for legislation needed to promote cooperation among the States in improving traffic safety and strengthening the national traffic safety program.
(b) Report on Importing Motor Vehicles.— Not later than 18 months after regulations are first prescribed under section 2(e)(1)(B) of the Imported Vehicle Safety Compliance Act of 1988, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report of the actions taken to carry out subchapter III of this chapter and the effectiveness of those actions, including any testing by the Secretary under section
30146(c)(2) of this title. After the first report, the Secretary shall submit a report to Congress under this subsection not later than July 31 of each year.
In subsection (a), before clause (1), the words “prepare and”, “comprehensive”, and “but not be restricted to” are omitted as unnecessary. In clause (1), the words “occurring in such year” are omitted as surplus. In clause (2), the words “in such year” are omitted as surplus. The words “under this chapter” are substituted for “Federal” for consistency in this chapter. In clause (3), the words “applicable Federal motor vehicle” are omitted as surplus. In clause (4), the word “all” is omitted as surplus. In clause (5), the words “including relevant policy recommendations” and “during such year” are omitted as surplus. In clause (6), the words “a statement of . . . including judicial decisions, settlements, or pending litigation during such year” are omitted as surplus. In clause (7), the word “motoring” is omitted as surplus. In clause (8), the words “The report required by subsection (a) of this section shall contain such” are omitted because of the restatement. The words “additional . . . as the Secretary deems” and “several” are omitted as surplus.
References in Text
Section 2(e)(1)(B) of the Imported Vehicle Safety Compliance Act of 1988, referred to in subsec. (b), is section 2(e)(1)(B) ofPub. L. 100–562, which was set out as a note under section
1397 of Title
15, Commerce and Trade, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–272, § 7(b),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1379.
Termination of Reporting Requirements
For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of provisions of law requiring submittal to Congress of any annual, semiannual, or other regular periodic report listed in House Document No. 103–7 (in which the 1st item on page 135 and the 2nd item on page 134 identify reporting provisions which, as subsequently amended, are contained, respectively, in subsecs. (a) and (b) of this section), see section 3003 ofPub. L. 104–66, set out as a note under section
1113 of Title
31, Money and Finance.
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