H.R. 3110 (112th): Grape Region Accelerated Production and Efficiency Act of 2011

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Oct 05, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3110

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 5, 2011

(for himself and Mr. Hanna) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To exempt drivers used by motor carriers from certain regulations if transporting grapes during a harvest period, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Grape Region Accelerated Production and Efficiency Act of 2011.

2.

Exemption relating to transportation of grapes during harvest periods

Regulations issued by the Secretary of Transportation under sections 31136 and 31502 of title 49, United States Code, regarding maximum driving and on-duty time for a driver used by a motor carrier, shall not apply, beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, to a driver transporting grapes in a State if the transportation—

(1)

is during a harvest period (as that period is determined by the State); and

(2)

is limited to an area within a 175 air mile radius from the location where the grapes are picked or distributed.