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Volume 40 - Issue 5 - February 4, 2021

State of Kansas

Corporation Commission

Permanent Administrative Regulation

Article 4.—MOTOR CARRIERS OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY

82-4-30a. Applications for interstate registration. (a)(1) For the purposes of this regulation, "base state" shall have one of the following meanings:

(A) The meaning assigned to "base-state" in 49 U.S.C. 14504a(a)(2), as adopted in paragraph (a)(2) of this regulation; or

(B) if an entity does not have a principal place of business, office, or operating facility in any participating state, the participating state chosen by the entity that is nearest to the location of the entity’s principal place of business or any participating state within the entity’s FMCSA region.

(2) 49 U.S.C. 14504a, as in effect on January 14, 2019, is hereby adopted by reference, except for the following portions:

(A) In 49 U.S.C. 14504a(a), the following:

(i) The phrase “and section 14506 (except as provided in paragraph (5))”;

(ii) 49 U.S.C. 14504a(a)(3);

(iii) 49 U.S.C. 14504a(a)(5)(B); and

(iv) 49 U.S.C. 14504a(a)(6) through (7);

(B) 49 U.S.C. 14504a(c) through (e);

(C) In 49 U.S.C. 14504a(f), 49 U.S.C. 14504a(f)(1)(B) through (E); and

(D) 49 U.S.C. 14504a(g) through (j).

(3) Each interstate motor carrier designating Kansas as the carrier’s base state and operating in interstate commerce over the highways of this state under authority issued by the relevant federal agency shall file the uniform application for registration issued by the relevant federal agency. The carrier shall file this application for registration with the transportation division of the state corporation commission.

(b) Each interstate motor carrier designating Kansas as the carrier’s base state shall pay a fee to the state corporation commission through the national registration system. This fee shall be in accordance with the fee schedule in 49 C.F.R. 367.60, as in effect on October 1, 2019 and as amended by 85 fed. reg. 8198 (2020), which is hereby adopted by reference.

(c) An interstate regulated motor carrier shall not operate in interstate commerce over the highways of this state unless the carrier is registered in the carrier’s base state as defined in paragraph (a)(1). (Authorized by K.S.A. 66-1,112; implementing K.S.A. 66-1,108b, 66-1,116, and 66-1,139; modified, L. 1981, ch. 424, May 1, 1981; amended Oct. 3, 1994; amended Jan. 4, 1999; amended July 14, 2000; amended Jan. 31, 2003; amended, T-82-10-8-07, Oct. 8, 2007; amended, T-82-12-10-07, Dec. 10, 2007; amended July 18, 2008; amended, T-82-5-12-10, May 12, 2010; amended Oct. 8, 2010; amended July 26, 2019; amended, T-82-10-27-20, Oct. 27, 2020; amended Feb. 19, 2021.)

Linda M. Retz
Executive Director

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