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					We Have a Highway Bill

 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century


              Knows as MAP-21

     Signed into law by President Obama
                  July 7, 2013
We Have a Highway Bill
    The 2012 Highway Bill
    MAP-21




               Marked up as 1950
TITLE I—MOTOR VEHICLE
         AND
    HIGHWAY SAFETY
   IMPROVEMENT ACT
        OF 2012
          Subtitle A—Commercial Motor Vehicle
                       Registration
          SEC. 32101. REGISTRATION OF MOTOR
                        CARRIERS.

1. Requires applicants to be fit Willing and able to comply
      with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Rules and Regulations as a
      pre-determination for registration
2. Applicant must disclosed any relationship involving common
         ownership, common management, common control, or
         common familial relationship between that person and any
         other motor carrier, freight forwarder, or broker, or any
         other applicant for motor carrier, freight forwarder, or
         broker registration, if the relationship occurred in the 3
         year period preceding the date of the filing of the
         application for registration;
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       Subtitle A—Commercial Motor Vehicle
                   Registration

       SEC. 32101. REGISTRATION OF MOTOR
                     CARRIERS.

3. May withhold, deny or suspend registration of an application that
      in the last 3 years was related to a motor carrier that had
      been found unfit, i.e. via common ownership, management,
      control or familial relationship. May suspend or revoke
      registration for failing to disclose this information
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      Subtitle A—Commercial Motor Vehicle
                   Registration
      SEC. 32101. REGISTRATION OF MOTOR
                    CARRIERS.

4. Within 18 months will require applicants to pass a proficiency
         test of applicant’s knowledge of applicable safety
         regulations, standards, and orders of the Federal
         government.
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       Subtitle A—Commercial Motor Vehicle
                    Registration
       SEC. 32101. REGISTRATION OF MOTOR
                     CARRIERS.

5. Require a registrant, including freight forwarders and brokers
       to update their registration under this section not later than
       30 days after a change in address, other contact information,
       officers, process agent, or other essential information,
       as determined by the Secretary.
                              Index

        Subtitle A—Commercial Motor Vehicle
                     Registration
        SEC. 32101. REGISTRATION OF MOTOR
                      CARRIERS.
INCREASED PENALTIES FOR OPERATING WITHOUT REGISTRATION

From $500 to $1,000 to $10,000 for each additional violation and
$25,000 for the transportation of passengers.

  Authority to revoke the registration of a motor carrier that has
  been determined to be an immanent hazard
            Subtitle B—Commercial Motor Vehicle
                          Safety

                 Subtitle C—Driver Safety

  SEC. 32301. HOURS OF SERVICE STUDY AND ELECTRONIC
                   LOGGING DEVICES

                       Mandates EOBRs

Note: Amendment was introduced this week by Rep. Landry, R-La.
saying that DOT cannot spend any money in Fiscal Year 2013 on
GPS tracking, recording devices or event data recorders.
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 TRANSPORTATION OF AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES AND
 FARM SUPPLIES.—


Exempts these operation from the hours of service regulations
within 150 miles if conducted in the planting and harvesting
season.
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  SEC. 32102. SAFETY FITNESS OF NEW OPERATORS.



Requires New Entrant Audits within 12 months rather then the
existing 18 month requirement


Passenger carriers to undergo a New Entrant Audit within
120 days
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       SEC. 32103. REINCARNATED CARRIERS..

Can amend, suspend or revoke a registration for failure to disclose
affiliations with motor carriers that have previously been
determined to be unfit
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      SEC. 32106. REGISTRATION FEE SYSTEM
      SEC. 32107. REGISTRATION UPDATE

 FMCSA can increase the registration fee from $300

Requires update registration within 30 days after a change in the
       registrant’s address, other contact information, officers,
       process agent, or other essential information, as
       determined by the Secretary.
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SEC. 32301. HOURS OF SERVICE STUDY AND ELECTRONIC
LOGGING DEVICES.

                 Mandates EOBRs


Note: Amendment was introduced this week by Rep. Landry, R-La.
saying that DOT cannot spend any money in Fiscal Year 2013 on
GPS tracking, recording devices or event data recorders.
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SEC. 32302. DRIVER MEDICAL QUALIFICATIONS


       Require a National Medical Examiner’s
                      Register

  Requires all drivers to electronically file a copy
  of their Medical Examiner’s certificate to their
              State licensing agency
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    SEC. 32303. COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE
               NOTIFICATION SYSTEM


DRIVER RECORD NOTIFICATION SYSTEM – a driver record
notification system that automatically furnishes an employer
with a report, generated by the appropriate agency of a State,
on the change in the status of an employee’s driver’s license
due to a conviction for a moving violation, a failure to appear,
an accident, driver’s license suspension, driver’s license
revocation, or any other action taken against the driving privilege.’’.
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     SEC. 32304. COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE
                OPERATOR TRAINING


Within 1 year establish minimum entry-level training
requirements for an individual operating a commercial motor
vehicle


 Require trainers to demonstrate that their training meets
 The minimum requirements of the regulations
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SEC. 32307. EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITIES..


  Amend the regulations by changing knowingly
     to knows or should reasonably know
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SEC. 32308. PROGRAM TO ASSIST VETERANS TO ACQUIRE
            COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSES.

                 Within 90 days

        ACCELERATED LICENSING PROCEDURES
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          Subtitle D—Safe Roads Act of 2012



SEC. 32402. NATIONAL CLEARINGHOUSE FOR CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE AND ALCOHOL TEST RESULTS OF COMMERCIAL
              MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATORS.
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              Subtitle E—Enforcement


    SEC. 32501. INSPECTION DEMAND AND DISPLAY
                   OF CREDENTIALS.


   SEC. 32502. OUT OF SERVICE PENALTY FOR DENIAL
   OF ACCESS TO RECORDS.
SEC. 32503. PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF OPERATION
OUT OF SERVICE ORDERS to $25,000
SEC. 32504. IMPOUNDMENT AND IMMOBILIZATION OF
COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES FOR IMMINENT HAZARD.
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             Subtitle E—Enforcement


  SEC. 32505. INCREASED PENALTIES FOR EVASION
           OF REGULATIONS up to $7,500


SEC. 32506. VIOLATIONS RELATING TO COMMERCIAL MOTOR
VEHICLE SAFETY REGULATION AND OPERATORS (removing
ability to pay from the penalty provisions)
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                            Brokers

SEPARATE REGISTRATION REQUIRED.—A motor carrier
may not broker transportation services unless the motor carrier
has registered as a broker under this chapter
EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING REQUIREMENTS.—Each broker
shall employ, as an officer, an individual who––
‘‘(1) has at least 3 years of relevant experience; or
‘‘(2) provides the Secretary with satisfactory evidence of the
individual’s knowledge of related rules, regulations, and industry
practices.’

Renew registration every 5 years

Increase financial responsibility from $10,000 to $75,000
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               PART I—MISCELLANEOUS

       SEC. 32911. PROHIBITION OF COERCION

An operator of a commercial motor vehicle is not coerced
by a motor carrier, shipper, receiver, or transportation
intermediary to operate a commercial motor vehicle in violation
of a regulation promulgated under this section
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SEC. 32603. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.




   MCSAP $215,000,000 for fiscal year 2013



   FMCSA - $251,000,000 for fiscal year 2013



          Total 2013 – $466,000,000

				
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