FAA meal break

Government, Business

Senate’s Summer Agenda Includes FAA Bill, Republican Leaders Say

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An aviation policy bill that includes a meal-and-rest-break provision pertaining to truckers is among the measures awaiting debate when the U.S. Senate returns from a shortened summer break on Aug. 15, according to the chamber’s Republican leadership.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 8, 2018

Hill Consideration of Meal, Rest Break Proposal on Pause

John Thune Sen. Thune (Jaclyn O'Laughlin)

A proposal aimed at guaranteeing nationwide uniformity of meal and rest break rules for truck drivers has hit a snag this year in the U.S. Senate.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 14, 2017
Government, Business

House Leaders Introduce FAA Extension Bill, Sans Trucking Provisions

The leaders of the transportation and the tax-writing committees in the House on March 10 introduced legislation that would authorize aviation programs through July 15.

Transport Topics
March 10, 2016
Government, Business

Trucking Provision Absent From Senate's FAA Reform Bill

WASHINGTON — A provision related to truck drivers that drew controversy in the House will not be part of an aviation reform bill that a Senate panel will consider March 16.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 9, 2016