For now. There are indications that Congressional mandating of FMCSA taking a rulemaking approach to any apnea regulation would slow the process down, though some readers didn't see it that way.
The bill that would prevent the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration from solely issuing guidance relative to sleep disorder/apnea screening of truck drivers has passed in the House.
With the topic of potential federal regulation of drivers operating with or at risk of the sleep apnea condition, this poll probes whether the apnea focus of recent years has already affected you.
The Senate has introduced its own version of the sleep apnea bill, which would require FMCSA to pursue a formal rule — rather than guidance — if any action is taken on sleep disorder screening.
In response to a bill currently in the U.S. House, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has released a statement saying it will address sleep disorder screening via its formal rulemaking process and not simply ...
A House committee will consider this week legislation that would require FMCSA to — if it were to take any action — pursue a sleep disorder screening rule rather than guidance.
Legislation introduced into the House this week would force FMCSA to develop a formal regulation rather than guidance if it were to pursue any action on sleep disorder screening.
Counting down the memories -- May-August 2012 on the Channel 19 blog, when things heated up in more ways than three.
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