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219.97 VIOLATIONS; PENALTIES.

Subdivision 1.

[Repealed, 1980 c 460 s 32]

Subd. 2.

[Repealed, 1980 c 460 s 32]

Subd. 3.

[Repealed, 1980 c 460 s 32]

Subd. 4.Violation of grade crossing safety requirement.

A person, firm, or corporation violating sections 219.16 to 219.30 is guilty of a misdemeanor. The violation of section 219.22 does not of itself constitute contributory negligence as a matter of law.

Subd. 5.Ditch or culvert violation.

A railroad or receiver or lessee of the railroad failing or neglecting to comply with section 219.37 shall forfeit and pay to the state $200 for every mile of a ditch which it fails to keep clean during any season. This amount must be collected in a civil action brought by the attorney general or by the county attorney of the county through or into which that railroad extends.

Subd. 6.

[Repealed, 2001 c 213 s 31]

Subd. 7.

[Repealed, 2001 c 213 s 31]

Subd. 8.

[Repealed, 1980 c 460 s 32]

Subd. 9.

[Repealed, 1980 c 460 s 32]

Subd. 10.

[Repealed, 2001 c 213 s 31]

Subd. 11.

[Repealed, 1980 c 460 s 32]

Subd. 12.Violation of requirements for new road.

A carrier failing to comply with section 219.92 or with an order of the commissioner made under section 219.92 shall forfeit $100 for each day's default, to be recovered in a civil action in the name of the state.

Subd. 13.Violation of provision for stopping train at crossing.

Upon the complaint of any person, a company operating a railroad violating section 219.93 shall forfeit not less than $20 nor more than $100 to be recovered in a civil action before a judge of the county in which the violation occurs. One-half of the forfeiture must go to the complainant and one-half to the school district where the violation occurs.

Subd. 14.

[Repealed, 1980 c 460 s 32]

Subd. 15.

[Repealed, 1980 c 460 s 32]

Subd. 16.

[Repealed, 1980 c 460 s 32]