Text: H.R.3889 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/28/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3889


To amend the FAST Act to modify eligibility requirements for participation in a commercial driver pilot program, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 28, 2017

Ms. Tenney (for herself and Mr. Higgins of Louisiana) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To amend the FAST Act to modify eligibility requirements for participation in a commercial driver pilot program, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Waiving Hindrances to Economic Enterprise and Labor Act” or the “WHEEL Act”.

SEC. 2. Commercial driver pilot program.

Section 5404(f)(4) of the FAST Act (Public Law 114–94; 49 U.S.C. 31315 note) is amended to read as follows:

“(4) COVERED DRIVER.—The term ‘covered driver’ means an individual who—

“(A) is between the ages of 18 and 21;

“(B) holds a valid commercial driver’s license;

“(C) has a driving record without citations, violations, or other safety infractions; and

“(D) has received a certification of completion of a training program or similar qualification, as determined appropriate by the Secretary, demonstrating skill and aptitude with respect to the operation of a commercial motor vehicle.”.