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Text of the Military Commercial Driver’s License Act of 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 19, 2012. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 25, 2012 (Referred to House Committee).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3624

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 25, 2012

Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

AN ACT

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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Passed the Senate September 22 (legislative day, September 21), 2012.

Nancy Erickson,

Secretary