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S.F. No. 3405 - Agricultural Transportation Hours of Service (First Engrossment)
 
Author: Senator Andrew R. Lang
 
Prepared By: Senate Counsel, Research and Fiscal Analysis (651/296-4791)
 
Date: March 20, 2018



 

Section 1 [Manner of loading]. It is not an unsecured load for a vehicle hauling sugar beets to leak water.

Section 2 [Hours of service exemptions].  Federal hours of services regulations do not apply to drivers engaged in intrastate transportation within a 150-air-mile radius from the source or distribution point.  Because specific harvest periods are eliminated, these exemptions apply year-round.

Section 3 [Hours of service of driver].  Incorporates a federal exemption on agricultural operations during planting and harvesting periods. Establishes the planting and harvest period as January 31 through December 31 of each year, so that the federal exemption applies year-round.

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