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Text of the Military CDL Act of 2012

This bill was introduced on September 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 20, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6456

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 20, 2012

(for himself, Mr. Quigley, Mr. Carney, Mr. Boswell, Mr. Hultgren, Mr. Guinta, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Bonner, Mr. Pence, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Schilling, Mr. Renacci, Mr. Crawford, Mrs. Schmidt, Ms. Herrera Beutler, Mr. Lankford, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Southerland, Mr. Young of Indiana, and Mr. Gibbs) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend title 49, United States Code, to permit a State to issue a commercial driver’s license to a member of the Armed Forces whose duty station is located in the State.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Military CDL Act of 2012.

2.

Domicile requirement for commercial driver's license

Section 31311(a)(12) of title 49, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

(12)
(A)

Except as provided in subparagraphs (B) and (C), the State may issue a commercial driver’s license only to an individual who operates or will operate a commercial motor vehicle and is domiciled in the State.

(B)

Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, the State may issue a commercial driver’s license to an individual who—

(i)

operates or will operate a commercial motor vehicle; and

(ii)

is not domiciled in a State that issues commercial driver’s licenses.

(C)

The State may issue a commercial driver’s license to an individual who—

(i)

operates or will operate a commercial motor vehicle;

(ii)

is a member of the active duty military, military reserves, National Guard, active duty United States Coast Guard, or Coast Guard Auxiliary; and

(iii)

is not domiciled in the State, but whose temporary or permanent duty station is located in the State.

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