New Cosponsor — Jul 23, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp [D-ND]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (2 Democrats).
Mar 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 7, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from New York
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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2013
Length: 2 pages
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that over-the-road bus drivers are covered under the maximum hours requirements.
3/7/2013--Introduced.Driver Fatigue Prevention Act - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to apply its maximum hours requirements to over-the-road bus drivers. Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1977 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 487”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 487 — 113th Congress: Driver Fatigue Prevention Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s487
“S. 487 — 113th Congress: Driver Fatigue Prevention Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s487>
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