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HB 465: High-Speed Passenger Rail Safety

GENERAL BILL by Sirois ; Willhite

High-Speed Passenger Rail Safety; Provides for regulation of railroad companies; requires training for local emergency services under certain circumstances; provides requirements for railroad company reporting & DOT website publication; provides minimum safety standards for high-speed passenger rail; designates responsibility for maintenance of certain safety improvements; provides safety inspection requirements; requires certain fencing; provides liability for failure to construct or maintain fencing; provides for enforcement.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/25/2019 House • Filed
11/7/2019 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 39
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 39
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee