Collapse to view only § 10.73 - Payment of fees.

§ 10.71 - General.

This subpart prescribes fees for services performed for the public under this part by the Department.

§ 10.73 - Payment of fees.

The fees prescribed in this subpart may be paid by check, draft, or postal money order payable to the Treasury of the United States.

§ 10.75 - Fee schedule.

(a) Copies of documents by photocopy or similar method:
Each page not larger than 11 × 17 inches:
First page$.25
Each page.05
(b) Copies of documents by typewriter: Each page2.00
(c) Certified copies of documents:
(1) With Department of Transportation seal3.00
(2) True copy, without seal1.00
(d) Photographs:
(1) Black and white print (from negative)1.25
(2) Black and white print (from print)3.15
(3) Color print (from negative)3.50
(4) Color print (from print)6.25
(e) Duplicate data tapes - each reel of tape or fraction thereof36.00
The applicant must furnish the necessary number of blank magnetic tapes. The tapes must be compatible for use in the supplier's computer system, 1/2 inch wide and 2,400 feet long, and must be capable of recording data at a density of 556 or 800 characters per inch. Unless otherwise designated, the tapes will be recorded at 556 CPI density. The Department of Transportation is not responsible for damaged tape. However, if the applicant furnishes a replacement for a damaged tape, the duplication process is completed at no additional charge.
(f) Microreproduction fees are as follows:
(1) Microfilm copies, each 100 foot roll or less$3.75
(2) Microfiche copies, each standard size sheet (4″ × 6″ containing up to 65 frames).15
(3) Apertune card to hard copy, each copy.50
(4) 16mm microfilm to hard copy:
First.25
Additional.07
(g) Computerline printer output, each 1,000 lines or fraction thereof1.00

§ 10.77 - Services performed without charge.

(a) No fee is charged for time spent in searching for records or reviewing or preparing correspondence related to records subject to this part.

(b) No fee is charged for documents furnished in response to:

(1) A request from an employee or former employee of the Department for copies of personnel records of the employee;

(2) A request from a Member of Congress for official use;

(3) A request from a State, territory, U.S. possession, county or municipal government, or an agency thereof;

(4) A request from a court that will serve as a substitute for the personal court appearance of an officer or employee of the Department;

(5) A request from a foreign government or an agency thereof, or an international organization.

(c) Documents are furnished without charge or at a reduced charge, if the Chief Information Officer or the Administrator concerned, as the case may be, determines that waiver or reduction of the fee is in the public interest, because furnishing the information can be considered as primarily benefiting the general public.

(d) When records are maintained in computer-readable form rather than human-readable form, one printed copy is made available which has been translated to human-readable form without a charge for translation but in accordance with § 10.75(g), regarding computer line-printed charges.

[45 FR 8993, Feb. 11, 1980, as amended at 73 FR 33329, June 12, 2008; 75 FR 5244, Feb. 2, 2010]