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SF 918

1st Engrossment - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 03/20/2015 01:40pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to railroads; requiring two-person crew on trains carrying freight;
prescribing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 219.


Section 1.

new text begin [219.752] MINIMUM CREW SIZE.
new text end

new text begin No person operating or controlling a Class I or Class II railroad may allow the
operation of a railroad train or locomotive in this state, used in connection with the
movement of freight, without a crew composed of a minimum of two individuals, except
hostling and helper operations, remote control locomotives in yards, and as otherwise
provided by Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, part 218, subpart B. A person violating
this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and liable for a penalty of not less than $250 nor
more than $1,000 for a first offense, not less than $1,000 nor more than $5,000 for a second
offense, and not less than $5,000 nor more than $10,000 for a third or subsequent offense.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end