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House Bill 1096


House Bill 1096

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Railroad employees involved in accidents. Requires a Class I or Class II railroad company to offer to relieve an employee involved in a train accident from duty for three days if the accident results in a death or serious bodily injury. Requires a Class I or Class II railroad company to provide counseling services to an employee involved in a train accident that results in a death or serious bodily injury. Provides that if an employee requests an extension of the counseling services provided by the railroad company, the railroad shall have a mental health professional certify that the employee does not suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder before the railroad may discontinue counseling services. Makes it a Class C infraction for a railroad company to violate these requirements.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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