H.R.6451 - Preserving Jobs in the Oilfield Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Landry, Jeffrey M. [R-LA-3] (Introduced 09/20/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||09/21/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.|
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Summary: H.R.6451 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/20/2012)
Preserving Jobs in the Oilfield Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation to ensure that, with respect to maximum hours of service for drivers, on-duty time does not include waiting time at a natural gas or oil well site for operators of commercial motor vehicles transporting supplies, equipment, or materials, including sand or water, to or from a natural gas or oil well site.
Applies this exclusion without regard to whether operators have received special training or operate vehicles specially constructed to service wells.