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the comment closing date indicated at 2019–0044 by any of the following provide a reason for suggestions or
the beginning of this notice will be methods: recommendations. You may submit
considered and will be available for • Federal Rulemaking Portal: your comments and material online or
examination in the docket at the www.regulations.gov. See the Public by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but
location listed under the ADDRESSES Participation and Request for Comments please use only one of these means.
section of this notice. Comments section below for further information. FMCSA recommends that you include
received after the comment closing date • Mail: Docket Management Facility, your name and a mailing address, an
will be filed in the public docket and U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 email address, or a phone number in the
will be considered to the extent New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, body of your document so the Agency
practicable. In addition to late Ground Floor, Room W12–140, can contact you if it has questions
comments, FMCSA will also continue to Washington, DC 20590–0001. regarding your submission.
file, in the public docket, relevant • Hand Delivery or Courier: West To submit your comment online, go to
information that becomes available after Building, Ground Floor, Room W12– www.regulations.gov and put the docket
the comment closing date. Interested 140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, number, ‘‘FMCSA–2019–0044’’ in the
persons should continue to examine the between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. E.T., Monday ‘‘Keyword’’ box, and click ‘‘Search.’’
public docket for new material. through Friday, except Federal holidays. When the new screen appears, click on
Issued on: April 11, 2019. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. ‘‘Comment Now!’’ button and type your
Each submission must include the comment into the text box in the
Larry W. Minor, following screen. Choose whether you
Agency name and the docket number for
Associate Administrator for Policy. are submitting your comment as an
this notice. Note that DOT posts all
[FR Doc. 2019–07782 Filed 4–17–19; 8:45 am]
comments received without change to individual or on behalf of a third party
BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P www.regulations.gov, including any and then submit. If you submit your
personal information included in a comments by mail or hand delivery,
comment. Please see the Privacy Act submit them in an unbound format, no
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for
heading below.
Docket: For access to the docket to copying and electronic filing. If you
Federal Motor Carrier Safety submit comments by mail and would
Administration read background documents or
comments, go to www.regulations.gov at like to know that they reached the
any time or visit Room W12–140 on the facility, please enclose a stamped, self-
[Docket No. FMCSA–2019–0044] addressed postcard or envelope. FMCSA
ground level of the West Building, 1200
Commercial Driver’s License: Ohio New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, will consider all comments and material
Department of Public Safety; DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, received during the comment period
Monday through Friday, except Federal and may grant or not grant this
Application for Exemption
holidays. The on-line FDMS is available application based on your comments.
AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. II. Legal Basis
Administration (FMCSA), DOT. Privacy Act: In accordance with 5 FMCSA has authority under 49 U.S.C.
ACTION: Notice of application for U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments 31136(e) and 31315 to grant exemptions
exemption; request for comments. from the public to better inform its from certain Federal Motor Carrier
rulemaking process. DOT posts these Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). FMCSA
SUMMARY: FMCSA announces that it has comments, without edit, including any
received an application from the Ohio must publish a notice of each exemption
personal information the commenter request in the Federal Register (49 CFR
Department of Public Safety (DPS) for a provides, to www.regulations.gov, as
limited exemption from the Agency’s 381.315(a)). The Agency must provide
described in the system of records the public an opportunity to inspect the
commercial driver’s license (CDL) notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can
regulations. The Ohio DPS requests an information relevant to the application,
be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. including any safety analyses that have
exemption to modify the mandatory
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. been conducted. The Agency must also
skills test requirements for qualified
veterans who served in the military. The Richard Clemente, FMCSA Driver and provide an opportunity for public
Ohio DPS states that its goal is to Carrier Operations Division; Office of comment on the request.
promote the opportunities for Carrier, Driver and Vehicle Safety The Agency reviews safety analyses
experienced commercial motor vehicle Standards; Telephone: 202–366–2722. and public comments submitted, and
(CMV) operators who have served in the Email: MCPSD@dot.gov. If you have determines whether granting the
military by reducing the regulatory questions on viewing or submitting exemption would likely achieve a level
burden for obtaining a CDL. FMCSA material to the docket, contact Docket of safety equivalent to, or greater than,
requests public comment on the Ohio Services, telephone (202) 366–9826. the level that would be achieved by the
DPS’s application for exemption. In SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: current regulation (49 CFR 381.305).
addition, because the issue concerning The decision of the Agency must be
I. Public Participation and Request for published in the Federal Register (49
the Ohio DPS request could be Comments
applicable in each of the States, FMCSA CFR 381.315(b)) with the reasons for
requests public comment on whether FMCSA encourages you to participate denying or granting the application and,
the exemption should cover all State by submitting comments and related if granted, the name of the person or
driver licensing agencies (SDLAs), if materials. class of persons receiving the
granted. exemption, and the regulatory provision
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Submitting Comments from which the exemption is granted.


DATES: Comments must be received on If you submit a comment, please The notice must also specify the
or before May 20, 2019. include the docket number for this effective period and explain the terms
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments notice (FMCSA–2019–0044), indicate and conditions of the exemption. The
identified by Federal Docket the specific section of this document to exemption may be renewed (49 CFR
Management System Number FMCSA– which the comment applies, and 381.300(b)).

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III. Request for Exemption whether the exemption should cover all Monday through Friday, except Federal
The Ohio Department of Public Safety SDLAs, if granted. Holidays.
(DPS) requests an exemption from the A copy of the Ohio DPS’s application • Fax: 1–202–493–2251.
requirement that an applicant in the for exemption is available for review in To avoid duplication, please use only
skills test waiver certify that he/she (1) the docket for this notice. one of these four methods. See the
is regularly employed or was so Issued on: April 11, 2019. ‘‘Public Participation’’ portion of the
employed within the last year in a Larry W. Minor, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for
military position requiring operation of Associate Administrator for Policy. instructions on submitting comments.
a CMV, and (2) operated a vehicle [FR Doc. 2019–07781 Filed 4–17–19; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms.
representative of the CMV that operates BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P Christine A. Hydock, Chief, Medical
or expects to operate for at least 2-years Programs Division, 202–366–4001,
immediately preceding discharge from fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA,
the military 49 CFR 383.77(b)(1) and (3). DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Department of Transportation, 1200
In lieu of 49 CFR 383.77(b)(1) and (3), New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W64–224,
DPS is proposing that the applicant be Federal Motor Carrier Safety Washington, DC 20590–0001. Office
required to have held a military position Administration hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET,
that required operation of a CMV for at [Docket No. FMCSA–2010–0203; FMCSA– Monday through Friday, except Federal
least 2 years during the applicant’s 2014–0381] holidays. If you have questions
military career. Eliminating the regarding viewing or submitting
requirement of holding said position Qualification of Drivers; Exemption material to the docket, contact Docket
within a year from being discharged and Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Services, telephone (202) 366–9826.
the requirement of operating a vehicle Disorders
representative of the CMV operating or SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
expecting to operate at least the 2-years AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety
Administration (FMCSA), DOT. I. Public Participation
immediately preceding discharge from
military. ACTION: Notice of renewal of A. Submitting Comments
The State of Ohio currently grants a exemptions; request for comments.
If you submit a comment, please
CDL applicant a waiver of the skills test include the docket number for this
otherwise required by 49 CFR 383.113. SUMMARY: FMCSA announces its
decision to renew exemptions for two notice (Docket No. FMCSA–2010–0203;
The State of Ohio skills test waiver FMCSA–2014–0381), indicate the
process consists of a qualifying individuals from the requirement in the
Federal Motor Carrier Safety specific section of this document to
applicant submitting the following which each comment applies, and
documentation to the Bureau of Motor Regulations (FMCSRs) that interstate
commercial motor vehicle (CMV) provide a reason for each suggestion or
Vehicles: (1) A violation-free driving recommendation. You may submit your
record for the last two years; (2) proof drivers have ‘‘no established medical
history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy comments and material online or by fax,
of military service within the last year mail, or hand delivery, but please use
in a position requiring CMV operation; or any other condition which is likely
to cause loss of consciousness or any only one of these means. FMCSA
and (3) proof of experience operating a recommends that you include your
representative vehicle which was loss of ability to control a CMV.’’ The
exemptions enable these individuals name and a mailing address, an email
exempt from the 49 CFR 383.3(c) address, or a phone number in the body
requirements for at least two years who have had one or more seizures and
are taking anti-seizure medication to of your document so that FMCSA can
immediately preceding the application contact you if there are questions
date or at least two years preceding the continue to operate CMVs in interstate
commerce. regarding your submission.
discharge date if separated from the
military within the last year. In addition DATES: The exemptions were applicable To submit your comment online, go to
to the above listed documentation, on March 10, 2019. The exemptions http://www.regulations.gov, put the
applicants must submit the applicable expire on March 10, 2021. Comments docket number, FMCSA–2010–0203;
State waiver form. According to the must be received on or before May 20, FMCSA–2014–0381, in the keyword
Ohio DPS, the State’s skills test waiver 2019. box, and click ‘‘Search.’’ When the new
form is similar to FMCSA’s Application ADDRESSES: You may submit comments
screen appears, click on the ‘‘Comment
for Military Skills Test Waiver form, identified by the Federal Docket Now!’’ button and type your comment
currently found on FMCSA’s website. Management System (FDMS) Docket No. into the text box on the following
The Ohio DPS contends that the goal FMCSA–2010–0203; FMCSA–2014– screen. Choose whether you are
of its request is to promote the 0381 using any of the following submitting your comment as an
opportunities for experienced CMV methods: individual or on behalf of a third party
operators who have served in the • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to and then submit.
military by reducing the regulatory http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the If you submit your comments by mail
burden of obtaining a CDL. By doing so, online instructions for submitting or hand delivery, submit them in an
it is the hope that an increase in the comments. unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by
population of available CDL holders • Mail: Docket Management Facility; 11 inches, suitable for copying and
will benefit the Ohio transportation U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 electronic filing. If you submit
industry, and create better civilian New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building comments by mail and would like to
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employment opportunities for Ohio Ground Floor, Room W12–140, know that they reached the facility,
veterans and service members. Washington, DC 20590–0001. please enclose a stamped, self-addressed
In addition, because the issue • Hand Delivery: West Building postcard or envelope.
concerning the Ohio DPS request could Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 FMCSA will consider all comments
be applicable in each of the States, New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, and material received during the
FMCSA requests public comment on DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, comment period.

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