CONCERNED GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS

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 AssociationMississippi Cattlemen’s Association
American Beekeeping FederationMontana Stock Grower’s Association
American Farm Bureau FederationNational Aquaculture Association
American Foods GroupNational Cattlemen’s Beef Association
American Honey Producers AssociationNational Cutting Horse Association
American Horse CouncilNational Paint Horse Association
American Quarter Horse AssociationNational Pork Producers Council
American Sheep IndustryNational Reined Cow Horse Association
Arizona Cattle Feeders AssociationNational Reining Horse Association
Arizona Cattle Grower’s AssociationNebraska Cattlemen’s Association
Calico Beef ConsultingNevada Cattlemen’s Association
California Cattlemen’s AssociationNew Mexico Cattle Grower’s Association
Colorado Cattlemen’s AssociationNew Mexico Wool Growers, Inc.
Colorado Livestock AssociationNorth American Meat Institute
Cooper Horse TransportationNorth Carolina Cattlemen’s Association
Florida Cattlemen’s AssociationNorth Dakota Stockmen’s Association
Georgia Cattlemen’s AssociationOhio Cattlemen’s Association
Iowa Cattlemen’s AssociationPennsylvania Cattlemen’s Association
Kansas Livestock AssociationSouth Dakota Cattlemen’s Association
Kentucky Cattlemen’s AssociationSouthwest Meat Association
Livestock Marketing AssociationTennessee Cattleman’s Association
Minnesota Honey Producers AssociationTexas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Minnesota State Cattlemen’s AssociationU.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, JohnEnzi, MikeHoeven, JohnLee, MikeRoberts, Pat
Cassidy, BillGardner, CoryHeller, DeanManchin, JoeRubio, Marco
Crapo, MikeGrassley, ChuckInhofe, JamesMoran, JerryTester, Jon
Ernst, JoniHeitkamp, HeidiLankford, JamesRisch, JamesTillis, 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]

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