LD 227 (subjects: MOTOR CARRIERS , SAFETY )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=227&PID=1456&snum=127
Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support
- Rep. George Hogan of Old Orchard Beach: (D – District 13) — e-mail
Rep. Jeffrey Timberlake of Turner: (R – District 75) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Bradlee Farrin of Norridgewock: (R – District 111) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Ricky Long of Sherman: (R – District 145) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. Kimberley Rosen of Hancock: (R – District 8) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. Ronald Collins of York: (R – District 34) — e-mail | Facebook
|2/3/2015||House||Committee on Transportation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|2/3/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Collins of York, REFERRED to the Committee on Transportation, in concurrence.|
|6/30/2015||Senate||CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. in concurrence|
|6/30/2015||House||Carried over to any special and/or regular session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992.|
|6/30/2015||Senate||CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. , in concurrence.|
|2/23/2016||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Remove Barriers to Job Opportunities for Young Truck Drivers
Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA 555, sub- 2, A-2, as enacted by PL 2009, c. 251, 1, is amended to read:
Sec. 2. 29-A MRSA 555, sub- 5 is enacted to read:
The bureau shall seek input from the commercial trucking industry in the development of a program under this subsection. Rules adopted pursuant to this subsection are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
This bill allows the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of State Police to create a program of limited duration for truck drivers 18 to 21 years of age under an exemption from federal regulations concerning transporting hazardous materials adopted by the bureau that encourages the drivers to enter the commercial trucking profession and reduces the regulatory barriers for and monitors and records the skills and driving records of the drivers.
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This information about LD 227 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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