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DOT Rule 49 CFR Part 40 Section 40.397

Subpart R - Public Interest Exclusions

§ 40.397 When does the Director make a PIE decision?

Director makes his or her decision within 60 days of the date when the record of a PIE proceeding is complete (including any meeting with the Director and any additional fact-finding that is necessary). The Director may extend this period for good cause for additional periods of up to 30 days.