(a) Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Programs and Enforcement.— The Secretary of Transportation shall reimburse a State, from a grant made under this subchapter, an amount that is not more than 80 percent of the costs incurred by the State in a fiscal year in developing and implementing programs to improve commercial motor vehicle safety and enforce commercial motor vehicle regulations, standards, or orders adopted under this subchapter or subchapter II of this chapter. In determining those costs, the Secretary shall include in-kind contributions by the State. Amounts of the State and its political subdivisions required to be expended under section
31102(b)(2)(E) of this title may not be included as part of the share not provided by the United States Government. Amounts generated under the unified carrier registration agreement under section
14504a and received by a State and used for motor carrier safety purposes may be included as part of the State’s share not provided by the United States. The Secretary may allocate among the States whose applications for grants have been approved those amounts appropriated for grants to support those programs, under criteria that may be established.
(b) Other Activities.— The Secretary may reimburse State agencies, local governments, or other persons up to 100 percent for public education activities.
2005—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–59substituted “31102(b)(1)(E)” for “31102(b)(1)(D)” and inserted before last sentence “Amounts generated under the unified carrier registration agreement under section
14504a and received by a State and used for motor carrier safety purposes may be included as part of the State’s share not provided by the United States.”
1998—Pub. L. 105–178designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted subsec. heading, inserted “improve commercial motor vehicle safety and” after “implementing programs to”, and added subsec. (b).
Relationship to Other Laws
Except as provided in sections
14506 of this title, subtitle C (§§ 4301–4308) of title IV of Pub. L. 109–59is not intended to prohibit any State or any political subdivision of any State from enacting, imposing, or enforcing any law or regulation with respect to a motor carrier, motor private carrier, broker, freight forwarder, or leasing company that is not otherwise prohibited by law, see section 4302 ofPub. L. 109–59, set out as a note under section
13902 of this title.
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