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S. 1396 (115th): ADVANCE Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 21, 2017 (Introduced).


II

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1396

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 21, 2017

(for herself, Mr. Cornyn, Ms. Duckworth, and Mr. Tillis) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A BILL

To require that certain standards for commercial driver’s licenses applicable to former members of the armed services or reserves also apply to current members of the armed services or reserves.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Active Duty Voluntary Acquisition of Necessary Credentials for Employment Act or the ADVANCE Act.

2.

Commercial driver’s license standards for servicemembers and veterans

Section 31305(d) of title 49, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in the subsection heading, by striking Veteran operators and inserting operators who are members of the armed forces, reservists, or veterans;

(2)

in paragraph (1)(B), by striking subparagraph (A) during, at least, and inserting “subparagraph (A)—

(i)

while serving in the armed forces or reserve components; and

(ii)

during

; and

(3)

in paragraph (2)(B), by inserting current or before former each place the term appears.