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H.R. 2547: Veterans Expanded Trucking Opportunities Act of 2017

The FAST Act created an alternative process for physicians and doctors of osteopathy at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to become Certified Medical Examiners to perform physical examinations on eligible veterans and then issue the medical certificates required to operate a commercial motor vehicle. H.R. 2547 would expand this pool of eligible medical professionals to include advanced practical nurses, ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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May 18, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 26, 2017

This bill passed in the House on June 26, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Rob Woodall

Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2017
Length: 4 pages


42% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


May 18, 2017

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May 24, 2017
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Jun 23, 2017
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Jun 26, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 2547 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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