List of Concerned Groups –

It is important to know about all the groups that will be negatively impacted by the ELD Mandate and Hours of Service to understand the magnitude of the issue.  Here’s a partial list of the parties that have serious concerns and have alerted their members, and/or asked for extensions or exemptions:


Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Mississippi Cattlemen’s Association
American Beekeeping Federation Montana Stock Grower’s Association
American Farm Bureau Federation National Aquaculture Association
American Foods Group National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
American Honey Producers Association National Cutting Horse Association
American Horse Council National Paint Horse Association
American Quarter Horse Association National Pork Producers Council
American Sheep Industry National Reined Cow Horse Association
Arizona Cattle Feeders Association National Reining Horse Association
Arizona Cattle Grower’s Association Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association
Calico Beef Consulting Nevada Cattlemen’s Association
California Cattlemen’s Association New Mexico Cattle Grower’s Association
Colorado Cattlemen’s Association New Mexico Wool Growers, Inc.
Colorado Livestock Association North American Meat Institute
Cooper Horse Transportation North Carolina Cattlemen’s Association
Florida Cattlemen’s Association North Dakota Stockmen’s Association
Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Ohio Cattlemen’s Association
Iowa Cattlemen’s Association Pennsylvania Cattlemen’s Association
Kansas Livestock Association South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association
Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association Southwest Meat Association
Livestock Marketing Association Tennessee Cattleman’s Association
Minnesota Honey Producers Association Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association U.S. Cattlemen’s Association
Utah Cattlemen’s Association
Virginia Cattlemen’s Association
Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association
Wyoming Stock Growers Association
Zoological Association of America


List of Concerned Lawmakers and Public Officials –

Indiana Attorney General

Curtis Hill, Indiana Attorney General is the only Attorney General thus far that has recognized the problems with this new mandate and has addressed it by writing a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Administration.

US Senate

Here’s a list of United States Senators that have signed a request letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader and Charles Schumer, Democratic Leader regarding the ELD Mandate and Hours of Service:

Barrasso, John Enzi, Mike Hoeven, John Lee, Mike Roberts, Pat
Cassidy, Bill Gardner, Cory Heller, Dean Manchin, Joe Rubio, Marco
Crapo, Mike Grassley, Chuck Inhofe, James Moran, Jerry Tester, Jon
Ernst, Joni Heitkamp, Heidi Lankford, James Risch, James Tillis, Tom


US Congress

Texas Congressman, Brian Babin introduced HR3282, August 18, 2017, that asked for a 4-year extension to the ELD Mandate.  Unfortunately, it was defeated.  However, there are a large number of United States Congressmen and Congresswomen who understand the implications of the ELD Mandate and co-sponsored the bill.  Here’s a list of their names:

Abraham, Ralph Lee [R-LA-5]  Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9]  Norman, Ralph [R-SC-5]
 Allen, Rick W. [R-GA-12]  Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6]  Olson, Pete [R-TX-22]
 Banks, Jim [R-IN-3]  Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4]  Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2]
 Bost, Mike [R-IL-12]  Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3]  Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7]
 Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8]  Higgins, Clay [R-LA-3]  Posey, Bill [R-FL-8]
 Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5]  Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2]  Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4]
 Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1]  Hurd, Will [R-TX-23]  Scott, Austin [R-GA-8]
 Cheney, Liz [R-WY-At Large]  Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2]  Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5]
 Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6]  Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6]  Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32]
 Comer, James [R-KY-1]  Johnson, Mike [R-LA-4]  Shimkus, John [R-IL-15]
 Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11]  Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3]  Smith, Jason [R-MO-8]
 Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large]  King, Steve [R-IA-4]  Smucker, Lloyd [R-PA-16]
 Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7]  Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25]  Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15]
 Curtis, John R. [R-UT-3]  Labrador, Raul R. [R-ID-1]  Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5]
 Faso, John J. [R-NY-19]  LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18]  Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13]
 Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8]  LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1]  Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12]
 Garrett, Thomas A., Jr. [R-VA-5]  Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-3]  Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3]
 Gianforte, Greg [R-MT-At Large]  Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3]  Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21]
 Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1]  Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24]  Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2]
 Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4]  Marino, Tom [R-PA-10]  Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14]
 Graves, Tom [R-GA-14]  Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS-1]  Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2]
 Massie, Thomas [R-KY-4]  Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3]
 Noem, Kristi L. [R-SD-At Large]  Young, David [R-IA-3]