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PART C OF SUBTITLE VI OF TITLE 49, UNITED STATES

CODE

(FORMERLY THE MOTOR VEHICLE INFORMATION AND COST SAVINGS

ACT)

PART C OF SUBTITLE VI OF TITLE 49, UNITED STATES

CODE

SUBTITLE VI–MOTOR VEHICLE AND DRIVER

PROGRAMS

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PART C—INFORMATION, STANDARDS, AND REQUIREMENTS 321. GENERAL 323. CONSUMER INFORMATION 325. BUMPER STANDARDS 327. ODOMETERS 329. AUTOMOBILE FUEL ECONOMY 331. THEFT PREVENTION

32101 32301 32501 32701 32901 33101

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Sec.
32101. Definitions.
32102. Authorization of appropriations.
$32101. Definitions

In this part (except chapter 329 and except as provided in section 33101)

(1) "bumper standard” means a minimum performance standard that substantially reduces

(A) the damage to the front or rear end of a passenger motor vehicle from a low-speed collision (including a collision with a fixed barrier) or from towing the vehicle; or

(B) the cost of repairing the damage. (2) "insurer" means a person in the business of issuing, or reinsuring any part of, a passenger motor vehicle insurance policy.

(3) "interstate commerce” means commerce between a place in a State and

(A) a place in another State; or

(B) another place in the same State through another State.

(4) "make", when describing a passenger motor vehicle, means the trade name of the manufacturer of the vehicle. (5) "manufacturer" means a person

(A) manufacturing or assembling passenger motor vehicles or passenger motor vehicle equipment; or

(B) importing motor vehicles or motor vehicle equipment for resale.

(6) "model", when describing a passenger motor vehicle, means a category of passenger motor vehicles based on the size, style, and type of a make of vehicle.

(7) “motor vehicle” means a vehicle driven or drawn by mechanical power and manufactured primarily for use on public streets, roads, and highways, but does not include a vehicle op

a erated only on a rail line.

(8) "motor vehicle accident” means an accident resulting from the maintenance or operation of a passenger motor vehicle or passenger motor vehicle equipment.

(9) "multipurpose passenger vehicle” means a passenger motor vehicle constructed on a truck chassis or with special features for occasional off-road operation.

(10) "passenger motor vehicle” means a motor vehicle with motive power designed to carry not more than 12 individuals, but does not include

(A) a motorcycle; or

(B) a truck not designed primarily to carry its operator or passengers. (11) “passenger motor vehicle equipment” means

(A) a system, part, or component of a passenger motor vehicle as originally made;

(B) a similar part or component made or sold for replacement or improvement of a system, part, or component, or as an accessory or addition to a passenger motor vehicle; or

(C) a device made or sold for use in towing a passenger motor vehicle.

(12) “State” means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands.

(13) “United States district court" means a district court of the United States, a United States court for Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa, and the district court for the

Northern Mariana Islands. $ 32102. Authorization of appropriations

The following amounts may be appropriated to the Secretary of Transportation for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to carry out this part:

(1) $6,731,430 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1993.

(2) $6,987,224 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1994.

(3) $7,252,739 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1995.

CHAPTER 323–CONSUMER INFORMATION

Sec.
32301. Definitions.
32302. Passenger motor vehicle information.
32303. Insurance information.

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