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House Bill 1352


House Bill 1352

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Unauthorized utility lines on railroad property. Provides that a person who places wire, pipe, cable, fiber optic cable, or conduit across, under, or in the right-of-way or yard of a railroad company commits a Class B misdemeanor unless the person has written permission from the railroad company to place the wire, pipe, cable, fiber optic cable, or conduit across, under, or in the right-of-way or yard. Authorizes a railroad company injured by a violation of the law to bring a civil action for: (1) injunctive relief; (2) compensatory damages for harm caused by the violation; (3) treble damages; and (4) costs and reasonable attorney's fees.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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