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Bill Detail: HB19-1034

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Title Minimum Two-person Crew On Freight Trains
Status Senate Committee on Transportation & Energy Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole (02/19/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Transportation & Motor Vehicles
House Sponsors D. Esgar (D)
T. Sullivan (D)
Senate Sponsors J. Danielson (D)
House Committee Transportation and Local Government
Senate Committee Transportation and Energy
Date Introduced 01/04/2019
Description

The bill requires a common carrier engaged in the transportation
of property by railroad to have at least 2 crew members aboard a railroad
train or light engine operated in connection with carrying freight while

the freight train or light engine is moving. A violation of the requirement
is a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of $250 to $1,000 for a first
offense, $1,000 to $5,000 for a second offense committed within 3 years,
or $5,000 to $10,000 for a third or subsequent offense committed within
3 years.

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