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SB 608: Railroad-highway Grade Crossings


Railroad-highway Grade Crossings; Prohibiting a railroad train from blocking a public highway, street, or road at a railroad-highway grade crossing for more than a specified time; exempting certain persons from liability for violations under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Infrastructure and Security
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (ATD)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/30/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 75
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 75
    4/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 04/02/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Infrastructure and Security

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  • SB 608, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/30/2019 at 9:05 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Infrastructure and Security (Pre-Meeting) 4/1/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 309 Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings Duggan Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    351.03 Railroad-highway grade-crossing warning signs and signals; audible warnings; exercise of reasonable care; blocking highways, roads, and streets during darkness. Page 1 (pdf)

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