S. 3624 (112th): Military Commercial Driver’s License Act of 2012

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Sep 22, 2012 (Considered and Passed by the Senate).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3624

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 22 (legislative day, September 21), 2012

(for herself, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Moran, Mr. Brown of Massachusetts, Mr. Rockefeller, Mr. Begich, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Isakson, and Mr. Brown of Ohio) introduced the following bill; which was read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed

A BILL

To amend section 31311 of title 49, United States Code, to permit States to issue commercial driver's licenses to members of the Armed Forces whose duty station is located in the State.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Military Commercial Driver's License 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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