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. Full Text and Analysis.
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.