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S. 2017 (115th): Driver Fatigue Prevention Act

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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 requirement.

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Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 26, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Oct 26, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 26, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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Warren, Blumenthal, Markey, Booker Request Information About Secretary Ross's Meetings With Companies In Which He Held Financial Interests
    — Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 9, 2018

CCAGW PAC Endorses Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Four Other Louisiana House Candidates
    — Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA5] on Oct 3, 2018

Johnson Statement on Attempt to Remove Individual Choice in Health Care
    — Sen. Ron Johnson [R-WI] on Oct 10, 2018

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Oct 26, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 2017 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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