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.10 49 CFR 396, Inspection, Repair, and Maintenance — Amendments and Exemptions.

A. 49 CFR §396.9(a)(1). After "Every special agent of the FHWA", add, "and, when certified by the Maryland State Police, each police officer (as defined in Transportation Article, §25-111, Annotated Code of Maryland), each hazardous materials inspector, and each Public Service Commission inspector".

B. 49 CFR §396.9(b).

(1) Add to end, "When reference is made to a Driver-Equipment Compliance Check or to form MCS 63, it also means a Maryland Driver/Vehicle Inspection Report".

(2) Delete "authorized FHWA personnel" and replace with "personnel authorized in subsection (a)".

C. 49 CFR §396.9(c)(1). Add to end, "Maryland is a member of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). Personnel authorized to perform inspections of motor carriers in Transportation Article, §25-111, Annotated Code of Maryland, shall conform to generally accepted driver/vehicle inspection standards".