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Senate Bill 0063


Senate Bill 0063

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB63 (Updated April 7, 2005 5:13 pm - DI 84)


Railroad corridors. Allows the department of transportation (department) to acquire a railroad's interest in a railroad corridor without approval from the transportation corridor planning board (board). Requires the department to: (1) contact railroad owners concerning corridors that the owners may abandon; (2) in consultation with affected agencies, prepare a list of corridors for preservation; and (3) hold one public meeting in a county through which the corridor passes. (Current law requires the department to hold one public meeting in each county through which the corridor passes.) Deletes the requirement that the board hold a public meeting to consider a recommendation by the department that the state acquire a railroad's interest in a corridor proposed to be abandoned.     
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