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H.R. 3095 (113th): 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.

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 12, 2013 (Introduced).


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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3095

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 12, 2013

(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

A BILL

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.

1.

Commercial motor vehicle operator requirements relating to sleep disorders

(a)

In general

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.

(b)

Applicability

Subsection (a) shall not apply to a requirement that was in force before September 1, 2013.

(c)

Sleep disorders defined

In this section, the term sleep disorders includes obstructive sleep apnea.