To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for enhanced motorcoach safety, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Bus Uniform Standards and Enhanced Safety Act of 2011'' or the ``BUSES Act of 2011''. (b) Table of Contents.--
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. TITLE I--MOTORCOACH SAFETY
Sec. 101. Improved oversight of providers of motorcoach services and other motor carriers of passengers. Sec. 102. Motorcoach driver training. Sec. 103. Review of requirements for commercial driver's license passenger endorsement. Sec. 104. Improved physical fitness oversight and commercial driver medical certificates. Sec. 105. Commercial motor vehicle safety inspection programs. Sec. 106. Registration of motor carriers. Sec. 107. Effective periods of registration. Sec. 108. Duties of employers and employees. Sec. 109. Required safety standards for motorcoaches. TITLE II--CREDIT FOR COST OF MOTORCOACHES COMPLYING WITH FEDERAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
Sec. 201. Credit for costs of motorcoaches complying with Federal safety requirements. TITLE III--OTHER PROVISIONS
Sec. 301. Department of Transportation grants. Sec. 302. Small business administration loans and loan guarantees. Sec. 303. Authorization of appropriations.
TITLE I--MOTORCOACH SAFETY
SEC. 101. IMPROVED OVERSIGHT OF PROVIDERS OF MOTORCOACH SERVICES AND OTHER MOTOR CARRIERS OF PASSENGERS.
(a) In General.--Section 31144 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: ``(h) Sustained Monitoring of Owners and Operators of Commercial Motor Vehicles Designed or...