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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Introduced

FRESH Trucking Act
Freedom from Regulating Edible Supplies and Horticulture Trucking Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require the Secretary of Transportation to modify regulations concerning hours of service, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/19/2021Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
02/04/2021Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
01/19/2021Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/19/2021Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (0)

No cosponsors.

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Transportation and Infrastructure01/19/2021 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit02/04/2021 Referred to

As of 05/16/2021 no related bill information has been received for H.R.358 - FRESH Trucking Act

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Introduced in House (01/19/2021)

Freedom from Regulating Edible Supplies and Horticulture Trucking Act or the FRESH Trucking Act

This bill modifies service hour requirements for drivers transporting perishable agricultural, horticultural, or floricultural commodities.

The bill requires the Department of Transportation to establish that

  • loading and unloading of commercial motor vehicles shall be excluded from on-duty time requirements,
  • there shall be no requirement of a 30-minute rest break within the first 8 hours of  the hours of service on-duty requirements and the carrier or driver may take breaks at any time during the trip, and
  • such carrier or driver may complete a scheduled trip if they are over the hours of service maximum on-duty drive schedule and are within 150 miles of their scheduled delivery point.