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S. 1393: Jobs for Our Heroes Act

A bill to streamline the process by which active duty military, reservists, and veterans receive commercial driver's licenses.

Sponsor and status

John Cornyn

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jun 21, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 8, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 8, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-105

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

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

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 26, 2017. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jun 21, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 29, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 14, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 19, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Dec 21, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jan 8, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1393 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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