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House Bill 1568


House Bill 1568

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Mobile camps for railroad employees. Provides that a railroad company that houses railroad maintenance of way employees in a mobile camp shall: (1) not later than two business days after maintenance of way employees who are housed and work out of mobile camps arrive at a location, notify the state department of health (department) of the location of the mobile camp and approximate duration of the stay of the maintenance of way employees; and (2) request and permit inspection during railroad employee regular working hours by an employee of the department who has been properly briefed on safety and security issues directly related to railroads and railroad property. Requires the executive board of the department to adopt rules regarding persons living in railroad mobile camps and that the rules be enforced by employees of the department. Establishes the railroad mobile camp inspection fund and provides for deposits to the fund from certain railroad companies. Requires that the rules include a provision that a fee for the inspection of a railroad mobile camp be paid to the department, to be deducted from the railroad mobile camp inspection fund.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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