181.30 DUTY OF DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
Any officer of any railroad company in the state violating any of the provisions of section
is guilty of a misdemeanor. It shall be the duty of the state Department of Transportation,
upon complaint properly filed with it alleging a violation of section
, to make a full
investigation in relation thereto, and for such purpose it shall have the power to administer oaths,
interrogate witnesses, take testimony and require the production of books and papers, and if such
report shall show a violation of the provisions of section
, the Department of Transportation
shall, through the attorney general, begin the prosecution of all parties against whom evidence of
such violation is found; but section
shall not be construed to prevent any other person
from beginning prosecution for the violation of the provisions thereof.
History: (4093) 1907 c 253 s 2; 1971 c 25 s 67; 1984 c 628 art 3 s 11; 1Sp2001 c 4 art 6
s 26; 2005 c 10 art 3 s 12