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2012 House Bill 5730: Ease commercial trucker hour restrictions during construction season
  1. Introduced by Rep. Joel Johnson (R) on June 12, 2012, to revise a state law that imposes limits on the hours that commercial truck drivers can remain on the road, for drivers who are engaged in seasonal construction-related activities. Under current law a driver a can’t drive more than 80 hours in eight consecutive days, or more than 12 hours in any day.
    • Referred to the House Transportation Committee on June 12, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on September 19, 2012, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.

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