Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 2.djvu/890

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108 STAT. 1606 PUBLIC LAW 103-305—AUG. 23, 1994 ity of a State to impose highway route controls or limitations based on the size or weight of the motor vehicle or the hazardous nature of the cargo, or the authority of a State to regulate motor carriers with regard to minimum amounts of financial responsibility relating to insurance requirements and self-insurance authorization; and "(ii) does not apply to the trsmsportation of household goods, as defined in section 10102 of this title. "(C) APPLICABILITY OF PARAGRAPH (D.— This paragraph shall not limit the applicability of paragraph (1).". (2) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS. — (A) SECTION 41713.—Section 41713(b)(2) is amended by striking "Paragraph (1) of this subsection does" and inserting "Paragraphs (1) and (4) of this subsection do". (B) SECTION 40102.— Section 40102(a)(35) is amended by striking "for air transportation". (C) SECTION 10521.—Section 10521(b)(1) is amended by striking "and 11501(e)" and inserting, "11501(e), and 11501(h)". (c) TRANSPORTATION BY MOTOR CARRIER. — Section 11501 is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(h) PREEMPTION OF STATE ECONOMIC REGULATION OF MOTOR CARRIERS.— "(1) GENERAL RULE.—Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and (3), a State, political subdivision of a State, or political authority of 2 or more States may not enact or enforce a law, regulation, or other provision having the force and effect of law related to a price, route, or service of any motor carrier (other than a carrier affiliated with a direct air carrier covered by section 41713(b)(4) of this title) or any motor private carrier with respect to the transportation of property. " (2) MATTERS NOT COVERED.— Paragraph (1)— "(A) shall not restrict the safety regulatory authority of a State with respect to motor vehicles, the authority of a State to impose highway route controls or limitations based on the size or weight of the motor vehicle or the hazardous nature of the cargo, or the authority of a State to regulate motor carriers with regard to minimum amounts of financial responsibility relating to insurance requirements and self-insurance authorization; and "(B) does not apply to the transportation of household goods. "(3) STATE STANDARD TRANSPORTATION PRACTICES. — " (A) CONTINUATION. —Paragraph (1) shall not affect any authority of a State, political subdivision of a State, or political authority of 2 or more States to enact or enforce a law, regulation, or other provision, with respect to the intrastate transportation of property by motor carriers, related to— "(i) uniform cargo liability rules, "(ii) uniform bills of lading or receipts for property being transported, "(iii) uniform cargo credit rules, or "(iv) antitrust immunity for joint line rates or routes, classifications and mileage guides.