49 CFR 171.21 - Assistance in investigations and special studies.

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§ 171.21 Assistance in investigations and special studies.
(a) A shipper, carrier, package owner, package manufacturer or certifier, repair facility, or person reporting an incident under the provisions of § 171.16 must:
(1) Make all records and information pertaining to the incident available to an authorized representative or special agent of the Department of Transportation upon request; and
(2) Give an authorized representative or special agent of the Department of Transportation reasonable assistance in the investigation of the incident.
(b) If an authorized representative or special agent of the Department of Transportation makes an inquiry of a person required to complete an incident report in connection with a study of incidents, the person shall:
(1) Respond to the inquiry within 30 days after its receipt or within such other time as the inquiry may specify; and
(2) Provide true and complete answers to any questions included in the inquiry.
[68 FR 67760, Dec. 3, 2003]

Title 49 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2015-02-20; vol. 80 # 34 - Friday, February 20, 2015
    1. 80 FR 9217 - Hazardous Materials: Transportation of Lithium Batteries
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Final rule; extension of compliance date.
      The compliance date for the final rule published August 6, 2014, at 79 FR 46012, is extended until August 7, 2015.
      49 CFR Parts 171, 172, 173, and 175

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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 171 after this date.

  • 2015-02-20; vol. 80 # 34 - Friday, February 20, 2015
    1. 80 FR 9217 - Hazardous Materials: Transportation of Lithium Batteries
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Final rule; extension of compliance date.
      The compliance date for the final rule published August 6, 2014, at 79 FR 46012, is extended until August 7, 2015.
      49 CFR Parts 171, 172, 173, and 175