IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 23, 2019
Mr. Casey introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that over-the-road bus drivers are covered under the maximum hours requirements.
This Act may be cited as the
Driver Fatigue Prevention Act.
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 an employee employed as a driver of an over-the-road bus, which is a bus characterized by an elevated passenger deck located over a baggage compartment.