H.R. 3095: To Ensure that any New or Revised Requirement Providing for the Screening, Testing, or Treatment of Individuals Operating Commercial Motor Vehicles for Sleep Disorders is Adopted Pursuant to a Rulemaking Proceeding, and for other purposes

H.R. 3095

To Ensure that any New or Revised Requirement Providing for the Screening, Testing, or Treatment of Individuals Operating Commercial Motor Vehicles for Sleep Disorders is Adopted Pursuant to a Rulemaking Proceeding, and for other purposes

Date
September 25, 2013 (113th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
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Floor Situation

On Wednesday, September 25, 2013, the House will consider H.R. 3095, a bill to Ensure that any New or Revised Requirement Providing for the Screening, Testing, or Treatment of Individuals Operating Commercial Motor Vehicles for Sleep Disorders is Adopted Pursuant to a Rulemaking Proceeding, and for other purposes, under a suspension of the rules.  The bill was introduced on September 12, 2013 by Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, which ordered the bill reported by a voice vote. 

Bill Summary

H.R. 3095 requires the Secretary of Transportation to ensure that any regulation providing for the “screening, testing, or treatment of individuals operating commercial motor vehicles for sleep disorders,” is adopted pursuant to a rulemaking proceeding.  This legislation would not apply to any requirement in force prior to September 1, 2013.  This legislation would ensure that a new regulation under consideration by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) undergoes an open and transparent rulemaking process. 

Cost

No formal CBO estimate is currently available.  However, it is estimated that this legislation will not have a significant impact on the federal budget.

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.