DDOE is designated as the state safety oversight agency, as described in 49 U.S.C. § 5329(e) and regulations issued thereunder, for the DC Streetcar when:
(1) The Secretary of Transportation provides its approval of the operation of the District's state safety oversight program by the Department pursuant to 49 U.S.C. § 5329(e); and
(2) The Mayor publishes a notice in the District of Columbia Register:
(A) Stating that the approval referenced in paragraph (1) of this section was provided; and
(B) Identifying the date on which the Department shall assume the responsibility of serving as the state safety oversight agency.
Applicability of D.C. Law 21-254: § 501 of D.C. Law 21-254 provided that the creation of this section by § 101(c) of D.C. Law 21-254 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.
Construction of Law
Section 401 of Law 21-254 provided that Law 21-254 shall be construed, and the authority granted under it shall be exercised, in a manner consistent with applicable federal laws and regulations.