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

The text of the bill below is as of Oct 26, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2017

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 26, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Markey, Mr. Franken, and Mrs. Gillibrand) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Driver Fatigue Prevention Act.

2.

Amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938

Section 13(b)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 213(b)(1)) is amended by inserting before the semicolon the following: , except a driver of an over-the-road bus characterized by an elevated passenger deck located over a baggage compartment..