Railroad Company – Movement of Freight – Required Crew

Bill Number:  HB0180

Bill Sponsor(s):  Delegate Stein

Subject:  Environment and Transportation

Bill Summary:

Prohibiting a train or light engine used in connection with the movement of freight from being operated in the State unless it has at least two crew members; establishing certain penalties; providing a railroad company is solely responsible for the actions of its agents or employees in certain violations; prohibiting a county or municipal corporation from enacting and enforcing more stringent measures; requiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to provide certain notice to the Department of Legislative Services; etc.

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