Newest DOT Nominees: Rosen and Kan
President Trump has nominated Jeffrey A. Rosen for Deputy Secretary of the Department of Transportation.
NSTA 2017 Capitol Hill Bus-In Wrap Up
A group of 46 NSTA members came to Washington for the 2017 Capitol Hill Bus-In, holding over 317 individualized meetings with Members of Congress and their staff.
Reintroduction of the Surface Transportation and Maritime Security Act
On March 31, the bipartisan leadership of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, to include Chairman Thune (R-SD), Senator Fischer (R-NE), Ranking Member Nelson (D-FL) and Senator Booker (D-NJ), reintroduced their Surface Transportation and Maritime Security Act (S. 732) from last fall.
FMCSA Withdraws Safety Fitness Determination Proposal
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently announced the withdrawal of its January 21, 2016 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to revise the methodology for the issuance of a safety fitness determination (SFD) for motor carriers. The proposal would have included only an unfit rating or simply left carriers as not rated.
Congress Passes Legislation Undoing OSHA Rule on Recordkeeping Beyond Required Six Months
Congress recently passed a Congressional Resolution Act Joint Resolution addressing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Final Rule on injury recordkeeping and President Trump signed the legislation into law.