Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 3.djvu/199

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PUBLIC LAW 102-240—DEC. 18, 1991 105 STAT. 2083 Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 (15 U.S.C. 1381 et seq.). SEC. 2503. MATTERS BEFORE THE SECRETARY. The Secretary shall address the following matters in accordance with section 2502: (1) Protection against unreasonable risk of rollovers of passenger cars, multipurpose passenger vehicles, and trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating of 8,500 pounds or less and an unloaded vehicle weight of 5,500 pounds or less. (2) Extension of passenger car side impact protection to multipurpose passenger vehicles and trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating of 8,500 pounds or less and an unloaded vehicle weight of 5,500 pounds or less. (3) Safety of child booster seats used in passenger cars and other appropriate motor vehicles. (4) Improved design for safety belts. (5) Improved head impact protection from interior components of passenger cars (i.e. roof rails, pillars, and front headers). SEC. 2504. RECALL OF CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES. (a) NOTIFICATION OF DEFECT OR FAILURE TO COMPLY.— Section 153 of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 (15 U.S.C. 1413) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsections: "(d) If the Secretary determines that a notification sent by a manufacturer pursuant to subsection (c) of this section has not resulted in an adequate number of vehicles or items of equipment being returned for remedy, the Secretary may direct the manufacturer to send a second notification in such manner as the Secretary may by regulation prescribe. "(e)(1) Any lessor who receives a notification required by section 151 or 152 pertaining to any leased motor vehicle shall send a copy of such notice to the lessee in such manner as the Secretary may by regulation prescribe. "(2) For purposes of this subsection, the term 'leased motor vehicle' means any motor vehicle which is leased to a person for a term of at least four months by a lessor who has leased five or more vehicles in the twelve months preceding the date of the notification.". (b) LIMITATION ON SALE OR LEASE OF CERTAIN VEHICLES.— Section 154 of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 (15 U.S.C. 1414) is amended by adding at the end the following: "(d) If notification is required under section 151 or by an order under section 152(b) and has been furnished by the manufacturer to a dealer of motor vehicles with respect to any new motor vehicle or new item of replacement equipment in the dealer's possession at the time of notification which fails to comply with an applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standard or contains a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety, such dealer may sell or lease such motor vehicle or item of replacement equipment only if— "(1) the defect or failure to comply has been remedied in accordance with this section before delivery under such sale or lease; or "(2) in the case of notification required by an order under section 152(b), enforcement of the order has been restrained in