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SB 676: High-speed Passenger Rail Safety

GENERAL BILL by Mayfield

High-speed Passenger Rail Safety; Designating the “Florida High-Speed Passenger Rail Safety Act”; requiring the Department of Transportation to regulate railroads when that authority is not federally preempted; requiring railroad companies to be responsible for ensuring that impacted roadbed meets specified transition requirements under certain circumstances; requiring the department’s railroad inspectors, in accordance with a specified program, to meet certain certification requirements and to coordinate their activities with those of federal inspectors in the state in compliance with certain federal regulations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 11/6/2019 Senate - Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/25/2019 Senate • Filed
11/6/2019 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations