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49 U.S. Code § 31316 - Limitation on statutory construction

This chapter does not affect the authority of the Secretary of Transportation to regulate commercial motor vehicle safety involving motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of less than 26,001 pounds or a lesser gross vehicle weight rating the Secretary decides is appropriate under section 31301(4)(A) of this title.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


49 App.:2714.

Oct. 27, 1986, Pub. L. 99–570, § 12017, 100 Stat. 3207–187.

The words “This chapter does not affect” are substituted for “Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to diminish, limit, or otherwise affect” to eliminate unnecessary words.