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S. 3352: DRIVE-Safe Act

About the bill

You can usually get a driver’s license at 16, but can’t become a truck driver professionally until 21. The DRIVE-Safe Act would allow that.

Context

Each state sets it own laws for when someone can attain a driver’s license, ranging from as low as 14 years 3 months in South Dakota to 17 years in New Jersey. In the vast majority of states, the age is 16.

There is, however, a federal law against becoming an interstate truck driver professionally until age 21. (One can still become ...

Sponsor and status

Todd Young

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Indiana. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 16, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced:

Aug 16, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Aug 16, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on August 16, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

5% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Aug 16, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 3352 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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