[113th Congress Public Law 45]
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Public Law 113-45
113th Congress

                                 An Act


 
    To ensure that any new or revised requirement providing for the 
  screening, testing, or treatment of individuals operating commercial 
 motor vehicles for sleep disorders is adopted pursuant to a rulemaking 
   proceeding, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Oct. 15, 2013 -  [H.R. 
                                3095]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 49 USC 31305 note.>>  COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE 
                              OPERATOR REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO 
                              SLEEP DISORDERS.

    (a) In General.--The Secretary of Transportation may implement or 
enforce a requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment 
(including consideration of all possible treatment alternatives) of 
individuals operating commercial motor vehicles for sleep disorders only 
if the requirement is adopted pursuant to a rulemaking proceeding.
    (b) Applicability.--Subsection (a) shall not apply to a requirement 
that was in force before September 1, 2013.
    (c) Sleep Disorders Defined.--In this section, the term ``sleep 
disorders'' includes obstructive sleep apnea.

    Approved October 15, 2013.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3095:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 113-225 (Comm. on Transportation and Infrastructure).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 159 (2013):
            Sept. 25, 26, considered and passed House.
            Oct. 4, considered and passed Senate.

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