HR 873

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 873

To improve the safety of motorcoaches and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 2, 2011

Mr. LEWIS of Georgia introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To improve the safety of motorcoaches and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 3. REGULATIONS FOR IMPROVED OCCUPANT PROTECTION AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE.

SEC. 4. STANDARDS FOR IMPROVED FIRE SAFETY.

SEC. 5. OCCUPANT PROTECTION AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE RESEARCH.

SEC. 6. NEW ENTRANTS.

SEC. 7. REINCARNATED CARRIERS.

SEC. 8. IMPROVED OVERSIGHT OF MOTORCOACH SERVICE PROVIDERS.

SEC. 9. MOTORCOACH DRIVER TRAINING.

SEC. 10. IMPROVED TESTING FOR THE COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE PASSENGER ENDORSEMENT.

SEC. 11. IMPROVED PHYSICAL FITNESS OVERSIGHT AND COMMERCIAL DRIVER MEDICAL CERTIFICATES.

SEC. 12. SAFETY AND ENFORCEMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR MOTORCOACHES.

SEC. 13. SAFETY INSPECTION PROGRAM FOR COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES OF PASSENGERS.

SEC. 14. DISTRACTED DRIVING.

`Sec. 31152. Regulation of the use of distracting devices in motorcoaches

SEC. 15. MOTORCOACH RENTAL OR LEASING COMPANIES.

SEC. 16. REGISTRATION OF BROKERS FOR MOTOR CARRIERS OF PASSENGERS.

SEC. 17. REGULATIONS.

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