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116th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1673

To amend the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 with respect 
 to the definition of agricultural commodities, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             March 11, 2019

   Mr. Austin Scott of Georgia (for himself, Mr. Dunn, Mr. Lawson of 
  Florida, and Mr. Schrader) introduced the following bill; which was 
     referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 with respect 
 to the definition of agricultural commodities, 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 ``Agricultural Trucking Relief Act of 
2019''.

SEC. 2. AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES.

    Section 229(e)(7) of the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 
1999 (49 U.S.C. 31136 note) is amended to read as follows:
            ``(7) Agricultural commodity.--The term `agricultural 
        commodity' includes--
                    ``(A) agricultural, aquacultural, horticultural, 
                and floricultural commodities;
                    ``(B) fruits;
                    ``(C) vegetables;
                    ``(D) any non-human living animal and the products 
                thereof; and
                    ``(E) other agriculture products that are--
                            ``(i) sensitive to temperature or climate; 
                        and
                            ``(ii) at risk of perishing in transit.''.
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