Monday, May 25, 2015

HB 7009 - Public Transit

General Bill by Economic Development & Community Affairs Policy Council and Murzin and Aubuchon (CO-SPONSORS) Thompson, G.; Van Zant
Public TransitProvides definitions relating to commuter rail service, rail corridors, & railroad operation for purposes of rail program within DOT; revises time period within which department must update rail system plan; requires status report to Legislature to accompany plan; provides additional duties for DOT relating to regional rail system plan; authorizes department to assume certain liability on rail corridor; authorizes department to indemnify & hold harmless freight rail operator when department acquires rail corridor from freight rail operator; provides for allocation of risk; authorizes DOT to purchase & provide insurance in relation to rail corridors; authorizes marketing & promotional expenses; extends provisions to other governmental entities providing commuter rail service on public right-of-way.
Effective Date: July 1, 2009
Last Event: Died, Reference Deferred on Saturday, May 02, 2009 12:00 AM
Recommending committee actions by:
   Economic Development & Community Affairs Policy Council
  On agenda for: 02/18/09   8:30 AM             Notice
Favorable With Amendment(s) (final action)             See Votes

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
CS/CS/SB 1212 Public Transit [CPSC] Compare

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Died, Reference Deferred Saturday, May 02, 2009 12:00 AM
Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Saturday, May 02, 2009 12:00 AM
1st Reading Tuesday, March 03, 2009 10:03 PM
Filed Tuesday, March 03, 2009 2:23 PM Economic Development & Community Affairs Policy Council

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