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2011 Florida Statutes

Railroad tracks and related equipment; safety rules; penalties.
F.S. 351.35
351.35 Railroad tracks and related equipment; safety rules; penalties.
(1) The Department of Transportation shall adopt rules requiring companies operating railroads wholly or in part in the state to maintain tracks and all supportive, related equipment, including locomotives and other rolling stock, of such railroad companies within the state in a safe condition.
(2) If any company operating a railroad either in whole or in part within the state fails to comply with any rule adopted by the department, such company shall thereby incur a penalty as provided for in applicable federal regulations.
History.s. 2, ch. 78-88; s. 5, ch. 80-289; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 12, 14, ch. 82-90; s. 52, ch. 84-309; ss. 5, 6, ch. 92-192; s. 143, ch. 99-13.