Masks on School Buses

In this LIVE stream training, AFS Founder Thomas DeVore breaks down the federal laws associated with mask requirements on public transportation. According to [USC02] 49 USC Ch. 53: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, school bus service is NOT defined as public transportation.  

[USC02] 49 USC Ch. 53: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION 

(15) Public transportation.—The term “public transportation”— 

(A) means regular, continuing shared-ride surface transportation services that are open to the general public or open to a segment of the general public defined by age, disability, or low income; and 

(B) does not include— (i) intercity passenger rail transportation provided by the entity described in chapter 243 (or a successor to such entity); 

(ii) intercity bus service; 

(iii) charter bus service; 

(iv) school bus service; 

(v) sightseeing service; 

(vi) courtesy shuttle service for patrons of one or more specific establishments; or 

(vii) intra-terminal or intra-facility shuttle services.

Resources

[USC02] 49 USC Ch. 53: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
[USC02] 49 USC Ch. 53: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION - Extract
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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