Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA), DOT.
Correction to final rule effective date.
This document corrects the effective dates for a final rule revising transportation requirements for infectious substances, published in the Federal Register on August 14, 2002 (67 FR 53118). The effective date for the final rule and the incorporation by reference approval date are corrected to February 14, 2003.
The incorporation by reference of publications listed in this final rule has been approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of February 14, 2003.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Susan Gorsky (202) 366-8553, Office of Hazardous Materials Standards, Research and Special Programs Administration.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
On August 14, 2002, the Research and Special Programs Administration issued a final rule to revise the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180) as they apply to the transportation of infectious substances. The published effective date was October 1, 2002.
Need for Correction
The October 1, 2002 effective date does not provide sufficient time for all segments of the industry to come into compliance with the new requirements.
In rule document 02-20118, on page 53118 in the issue of Wednesday, August 14, 2002, make the following correction:
On page 53118 in the first column, in the DATES section, the effective dates of the final rule and the IBR approval are corrected to read as set forth above in the DATES section of this document.Start Signature
Issued in Washington, DC on August 16, 2002 under authority delegated in 49 CFR Part 106.
Ellen G. Engleman,
Administrator, Research and Special Programs Administration.
[FR Doc. 02-21473 Filed 8-26-02; 8:45 am]
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