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EXECUTIVE ORDER – Temporary Suspension of IRP and IFTA Requirements for Vehicles Engaged in Disaster Relief Efforts (Hurricane Florence)

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  • EXECUTIVE ORDER – Temporary Suspension of IRP and IFTA Requirements for Vehicles Engaged in Disaster Relief Efforts (Hurricane Florence)
September 12, 2018

ORDER OF THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE
I, Vernon Barnett, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Revenue, pursuant to the power granted to me
under §40-2-11, Code of Alabama 1975, hereby declare that because there is a state of emergency resulting from
Hurricane Florence, it is necessary to assist and expedite all efforts of relief. In order to accommodate this need and
provide assistance to the citizens affected by this storm, I hereby order the temporary suspension of the requirements
associated with the International Registration Plan (IRP) and International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFT A) for any motor
vehicle engaged in interstate disaster relief efforts which will be traveling through the State of Alabama as part of the
disaster relief.
Nothing in this Executive Order shall be construed to allow any vehicle to operate in the State of Alabama
without valid registration and insurance from its base state, nor shall anything in this Executive Order be construed to
allow any vehicle to exceed weight limits posted for bridges and like structures, nor shall anything in this Executive Order
be construed to relieve any vehicle or the carrier, owner, or driver of any vehicle from compliance with any restrictions
other than those specified in this Executive Order, or from any statute, rule, order or other legal requirement not
specifically waived herein.
Because of the on-going state of emergency resulting from Hurricane Florence, this Executive Order shall be
effective until the end of thirty (30) days after the signing of the Executive Order.
Entered this 11th day of September 2018
Click here to download a pdf version of this order.

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