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

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Introduced in House (09/28/2017)

Waiving Hindrances to Economic Enterprise and Labor Act or the WHEEL Act

This bill amends the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) to modify the definition of "covered driver" for purposes of a commercial driver pilot program to mean an individual between the ages of 18 and 21 who: (1) holds a valid commercial driver's license; (2) has a driving record without citations, violations, or other safety infractions; and (3) has received a certification of completion of a training program or similar qualification demonstrating skill and aptitude with respect to the operation of a commercial motor vehicle. (Current law limits participation to individuals between such ages who are members or former members of the Armed Forces or reserve components, and who are qualified in a Military Occupational Specialty to operate a commercial motor vehicle or similar vehicle.)