S 1393

Title: Jobs for Our Heroes Act
Author: Sen. John Cornyn (REP-TX)

Summary
<b><br />Jobs for Our Heroes Act</b> <p>This bill amends the FAST Act to require the medical professional who may perform a medical examination and provide a medical certificate for purposes of compliance with requirements for operation by a veteran of a commercial motor vehicle to be a ""qualified examiner"" who:</p> <ul> <li>is employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs as a medical professional; and </li> <li>is licensed, certified, or registered in a state to perform physical examinations. </li></ul> <p> The bill applies commercial driver's license standards for former members of the Armed Forces or reserves to current members of the Armed Forces or reserves.</p> <p>The bill allows such covered individuals who have experience in driving vehicles similar to a commercial motor vehicle ...

Status
Introduced in Senate 06/21/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3688) 06/21/2017
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably. 06/29/2017
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune without amendment. Without written report. 08/03/2017
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune without amendment. Without written report. 08/03/2017
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 202. 08/03/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S5771; text: CR S5771) 09/14/2017
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5771; text: CR S5771) 09/14/2017
Message on Senate action sent to the House. 09/18/2017
Received in the House. 09/18/2017
Held at the desk. 09/18/2017
By Senator Thune from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 115-161. 09/19/2017
By Senator Thune from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 115-161. 09/19/2017
Mr. Graves (MO) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. 12/19/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H10215-10217) 12/19/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1393. 12/19/2017
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. 12/19/2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H10360-10361) 12/21/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 418 - 0 (Roll no. 706).(text: CR 12/19/2017 H10215-10216) 12/21/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 418 - 0 (Roll no. 706). (text: CR 12/19/2017 H10215-10216) 12/21/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 12/21/2017
Presented to President. 12/27/2017
Presented to President. 12/27/2017
Signed by President. 01/08/2018
Signed by President. 01/08/2018
Became Public Law No: 115-105. 01/08/2018
Became Public Law No: 115-105. 01/08/2018

Bill Text
01/08/2018 - S 1393 (Public+Law)
12/23/2017 - S 1393 (Enrolled+Bill)
09/14/2017 - S 1393 (Engrossed+in+Senate)
08/03/2017 - S 1393 (Reported+to+Senate)
06/21/2017 - S 1393 (Introduced+in+Senate)

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    Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)
    () - U.S. Senate

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