H. R. 3095
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 12, 2013
Mr. Bucshon (for himself, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Radel, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. Hanna, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Ribble, Mr. Meehan, and Mr. Southerland) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To ensure that any new or revised requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment of individuals operating commercial motor vehicles for sleep disorders is adopted pursuant to a rulemaking proceeding, and for other purposes.
Commercial motor vehicle operator requirements relating to sleep disorders
The Secretary of Transportation may implement or enforce a requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment (including consideration of all possible treatment alternatives) of individuals operating commercial motor vehicles for sleep disorders only if the requirement is adopted pursuant to a rulemaking proceeding.
Subsection (a) shall not apply to a requirement that was in force before September 1, 2013.
Sleep disorders defined
In this section, the term sleep disorders includes obstructive sleep apnea.