Summary: H.R.2547 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (06/26/2017)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on June 23, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Veterans Expanded Trucking Opportunities Act of 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Fast Act to require the medical professional who may perform a medical examination and provide a medical certificate for purposes of compliance with requirements for operation of a commercial motor vehicle to be a "qualified examiner" who:

  • is employed in the Department of Veterans Affairs as an advanced practice nurse, doctor of chiropractic, doctor of medicine, doctor of osteopathy, physician assistant, or other medical professional; and
  • is licensed, certified, or registered in a state to perform physical examinations.