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House Bill 1085


House Bill 1085

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Whistle stop signs. Requires a railroad company to erect and maintain a sign at least 1/4 mile in advance of a crossing (except a crossing subject to a local whistle ban) to notify the operator of the engine to sound the locomotive's whistle and ring the bell. Provides that a railroad company that violates this requirement is liable to the state for a penalty of at least $250 but not more than $5,000 to be recovered in a civil action brought by the state in the circuit or superior court of the county where the crossing is located. Makes technical changes.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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