49 U.S. Code § 32501 - Purpose

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§ 32501.

The purpose of this chapter is to reduce economic loss resulting from damage to passenger motor vehicles involved in motor vehicle accidents by providing for the maintenance and enforcement of bumper standards.

(Pub. L. 103–272, § 1(e), July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1042.)

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Oct. 20, 1972, Pub. L. 92–513, § 101, 86 Stat. 948.

The words “The Congress finds that it is necessary” are omitted as surplus. The word “maintenance” is substituted for “promulgation” for clarity.


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