as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 01:51am
|Introduction||Posted on 03/09/2009|
A bill for an act
relating to railroads; modifying requirements for railway walkways; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 219.501, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 219.501, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
(a) Rail carriers must provide walkways
adjacent to those portions of yard tracks where rail carrier employees frequently work on
the ground performing switching activities. For purposes of this section, "frequently
work" means at least five days per week, one shift per day.
(b) This section applies to reconstruction and new construction of yard track
completed after July 1, 2008.
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deleted text begin (c)deleted text endnew text beginnew text end This section does not apply to an entity that owns or operates track in this
state other than class one and class two rail carriers as classified by the Federal Railroad