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222.48 Definitions.

Subdivision 1. Scope. As used in sections 222.46 to 222.54, the terms defined in this section shall have the meanings given them herein.

Subd. 1a. Commissioner. "Commissioner" means the commissioner of transportation.

Subd. 2. Department. "Department" means the Department of Transportation.

Subd. 3. Renumbered subd 1a

Subd. 3a. Federal rail service continuation program. "Federal rail service continuation program" means any federal program created under the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976, Public Law 94-210, as amended.

Subd. 4. Rail line. "Rail line" means railroad roadbeds, track, track structure, and other appurtenances of railroad right-of-way.

Subd. 5. Rail service. "Rail service" means rail transportation and local rail service.

Subd. 6. Rail users. "Rail users" means shippers, consignors or other business entities that depend upon or benefit from the movement of goods and products by means of rail service.

Subd. 7. Renumbered subd 3a

HIST: 1976 c 204 s 3; Ex1979 c 1 s 30