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1 appointed by the President, by and with the adrice and 2 consent of the Senate, and shall be compensated at the rate 3 prescribed for level V of the Federal Executive Salary 4 Schedule established by the Federal Erecutive Sulury het 5 of 1964. The Administrator shall be a citizen of the L'nited 6 States, and shall be appointed with due regard for his fitness 7 to discharge efficiently the powers and the duties delegated to 8 him pursuant to this Act. The Administrator shall hare 9 no pecuniary interest in or own any stock in or bonds of 10 any enterprise involved in (1) manufacturing motor vehicles

or, motor vehicle equipment, or (2) constructing highways, 12 nor shall he engage in any other business, vocation, or em13 ployment. The Administrator shall perform such duties as 14 are delegated to him by the Secretary. 15 Sec. 116. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed 16 to exempt from the antitrust laws of the United States any 17 conduct that would otherwise be unlawful under such law's, 18 or to prohibit under the antitrust laws of the United States 19 any conduct that would be lawful under such laws.

Sec. 117. (a) The Act entitled An Act to provide 21 that hydraulic brake fluid sold or shipped in commerce for 22 use in motor vehicles shall meet certain specifications pre23 scribed by the Secretary of Commerce, approved September 24 5, 1962 (76 Stat. 437; Public Law 87637); and the Act 25 entitled An Act to proride that seat belts sold or shipped





i in interstate commerce for use in motor vehicles shall meet 2 certain safety standards, approved December 13, 1963 (77 3 Stat. 361; Public Law 88201), are hereby repealed. 4 (6) Whoever, prior to the date of enactment of this sec5 tion, knowingly and willfully violates any provision of law 6 repealed by subsection (a) of this section, shall be punished 7 in accordance with the provisions of such laws as in effect 8 on the date such violation occurred. 9 (c) AU standards issued under authority of the laws 10 repealed by subsection (a) of this section which are in effect 11 at the time this section takes effect, shall continue in effect as 12 if they had been effectively issued under section 103 until 13 amended or revoked by the Secretary, or a court of competent 14 jurisdiction by operation of law.

(d) Any proceeding relating to any provision of law 16 repealed by subsection (a) of this section which is pending 17 at the time this section takes effect shall be continued by 18 the Secretary as if this section had not been enacted, and 19 orders issued in any such proceeding shall continue in effect 20 as if they had been effectively issued under section 103 until

amended or revoked by the Secretary in accordance with

this title, or by operation of law. 23 (e) The repeals made by subsection (a) of this section 24 shall not affect any suit, action, or other proceeding lawfully 25 commenced prior to the date this section takes effect, and

1 all such suits, actions, and proceedings, shall be continued, 2 proceedings therein had, appeals therein taken, and judg3 ments therein rendered, in the same manner and with the 4 same effect as if this section had not been enacted. No suit, 5 action, or other proceeding lawfully commenced by or against 6 any agency or officer of the United States in relation to the 7 discharge of official duties under any provision of law re8 pealed by subsection (a) of this section shall abate by reason 9 of such repeal, but the court, upon motion or supplemental 10 petition filed at any time within 12 months after the date 11 of enactment of this section showing the necessity for the 12 survival of such suit, action, or other proceeding to obtain a 13 settlement of the questions involved, may allow the same to 14 be maintained.

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SEC. 118. The Secretary, in exercising the authority

16 under this title, shall utilize the services, research and test17 ing facilities of other Federal departments and agencies to 18 the maximum extent practicable in order to avoid duplication. 19 SEC. 119. The Secretary is authorized to issue, amend, 20 and revoke such rules and regulations as he deems necessary 21 to carry out this title. 22 SEC. 120. (a) The Secretary shall prepare and submit 23 to the President for transmittal to the Congress on March 1 24 of each year a comprehensive report on the, administration



1 of this Act for the preceding calendar year. Such report

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2 shall include but not be restricted to (1) a thorough statisti3 cal compilation of the accidents and injuries occurring in such 4 year; (2) a list of Federal motor vehicle safety standards 5 prescribed or in effect in such year; (3) the degree of observ6 ance of applicable Federal motor vehicle standards; (4) 7 a summary of all current research grants and contracts to8 gether with a description of the problems to be considered by 9 such grants and contracts ; (5) an analysis and evaluation, 10 including relevant policy recommendations, of research activ11 ilies completed and technological progress achieved during 12 such year; and (c) the extent to which technical information 13 was disseminated to the scientific community and consumer14 oriented information was made available to the motoring 15 public.

(6) The report required by subsection (a) of this section shall contain such recommendations for additional legis

lation as the Secretary deems necessary to promote coopera19 tion among the several States in the improvement of traffic 20 safety and to strengthen the national traffic safety program.

Sec. 121. (a) There is authorized to be appropriated 22 for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this title, 23 other than those related to tire safety, not to exceed $11,000,24 000 for fiscal year 1967, $17,000,000 for fiscal year 1968, 25 and $23,000,000 for the fiscal year 1969, and funds appro

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1 priated under this authority shall remain available until 2 expended. 3 (6) There is authorized to be appropriated for the pur4 pose of carrying out the provisions of this title related to tire 5 safety and title II, not to exceed $2,900,000 for fiscal year 6 1967, and $1,450,000 per fiscal year for the fiscal years 7 1968 and 1969.

Sec. 122. The provisions of this title for certification 9 of motor vehicles and items of motor vehicle equipment shall 10 take effect on the effective date of the first standard actually 11 issued under section 103 of this title.

TITLE IITIRE SAFETY 13 Sec. 201. In all standards for pneumatic tires estab14 lished under title 1 of this Act, the Secretary shall require 15 that tires subject thereto be permanently and conspicuously 16 labeled with such safely information as he determines to be 17 necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act. Such label18 ing shall include

(1) suitable identification of the manufacturer, or

in the case of a retreaded tire suitable identification of

the retreader, unless the tire contains a brand name other than the name of the manufacturer in which case


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it shall also contain a code mark which would permit

the seller of such tire to identify the manufacturer thereof

to the purchaser upon his request.

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