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CS/SB 572: High-speed Passenger Rail

GENERAL BILL by Transportation ; Mayfield ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gainer

High-speed Passenger Rail; Designating the "Florida High-Speed Passenger Rail Safety Act"; providing powers and duties of the Florida Department of Transportation; requiring the Florida Division of Emergency Management to offer, under certain circumstances, the local communities and local emergency services located along the rail corridor training specifically designed to help them respond to an accident involving rail passengers or hazardous materials; requiring a railroad company operating a high-speed passenger rail system to be solely responsible for certain maintenance, improvement, and upgrade costs, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 1/23/2018 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/23/18, 3:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building --Discussed/Workshop
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/20/2017 Senate • Filed
11/2/2017 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 46
11/6/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 11/14/17, 2:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
11/14/2017 Senate • CS by Transportation; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 103
11/15/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
11/27/2017 Senate • Now in Community Affairs -SJ 103
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 46
• CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 99
1/23/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/23/18, 3:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building --Discussed/Workshop