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house Bill H.R. 3739

Veterans' Expanded Trucking Opportunities Act

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Veterans' Expanded Trucking Opportunities Act

Official Title

To provide for qualified physicians to perform a medical certification for an operator of a commercial motor vehicle who is a veteran, and for other purposes.


Veterans' Expanded Trucking Opportunities Act This bill authorizes a qualified Department of Veterans Affairs physician to perform a medical examination and provide a medical certificate for purposes of compliance with medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial motor vehicles. Such an operator is a veteran who is enrolled in the veterans' health care system and had a valid medical certificate prior to May 21, 2014. The certification shall include a statement that the physical condition of the operator is adequate to enable such operator to operate a commercial motor vehicle safely.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Highways and Transit
    IntroducedOctober 9th, 2015

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