[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 84 (Tuesday, May 4, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23780-23781]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-09271]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2008-0362]


Medical Review Board (MRB); Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Medical Review Board 
Advisory Committee (MRB), which will take place via videoconference.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, May 19 and 
20, 2021, from 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time (ET). The meeting 
will be open to the public for its entirety. Advance registration is 
recommended via the FMCSA website at www.fmcsa.dot.gov/mrb. Requests 
for accommodations because of a disability must be received by May 12, 
2021. Requests to submit written materials to be reviewed during the 
meeting must be received no later than May 12, 2021.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via videoconference. To indicate 
that you will attend, please register at www.fmcsa.dot.gov/mrb. Those 
members of the public who would like to participate should go to 
https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/advisory-committees/mrb/meetings to access 
the meeting, task statements, a detailed agenda for the entire meeting, 
meeting minutes and additional information on the committee and its 
activities.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Shannon L. Watson, Senior Advisor 
to the Associate Administrator for Policy, Federal Motor Carrier Safety 
Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590, (202) 3660-2925, [email protected]. Any 
committee-related request should be sent to the person listed in this 
section.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The MRB was created under the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), in accordance with section 4116 of the Safe, Accountable, 
Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, 
SAFETEA-LU, Public Law 109-59 (2005) (codified as amended at 49 U.S.C. 
31149), to provide advice to FMCSA on ``medical standards for operators 
of commercial motor vehicles that will ensure that the physical 
condition of operators of commercial motor vehicles is adequate

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to enable them to operate the vehicles safely.'' The MRB operates in 
accordance with FACA under the terms of the MRB charter, filed November 
25, 2019.

II. Agenda

    At the meeting, the agenda will cover the following topics:
     Finalize recommendations from the MRB's April 2020 meeting 
on updates to the Medical Examiner Handbook;
     Conduct a review of the medical assessment form for CMV 
drivers with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; and
     Evaluate comments and the vision assessment form from the 
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) ``Qualifications of Drivers; 
Vision Standard'' (86 FR 2344, January 12, 2021) for medical 
sufficiency to assist FMCSA in preparing its final rule to amend the 
vision standard for CMV drivers.

III. Meeting Participation

    Although not required, advance registration is encouraged. To 
indicate that you will attend, please register at the website listed in 
the ADDRESSES section by the deadline referenced in the DATES section. 
The meeting will be open to the public for its entirety.
    The U.S. Department of Transportation is committed to providing 
equal access to this meeting for all participants. If you need 
alternative formats or services because of a disability, such as sign 
language, interpretation, or other ancillary aids, please contact the 
person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.
    Verbal comments from the public will be heard throughout the 
meeting, at the discretion of the MRB chairman and designated federal 
officer. These statements may be limited in duration to ensure that all 
who wish to comment may do so. Members of the public may submit written 
comments to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
section on the topics to be considered during the meeting by the 
deadline referenced in the DATES section. Any member of the public may 
submit a written statement after the meeting deadline, and it will be 
presented to the committee.

Larry W. Minor,
Associate Administrator for Policy.
[FR Doc. 2021-09271 Filed 5-3-21; 8:45 am]
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