7th Senate District
3rd Senate District
Authorizes political subdivisions and certain public authorities to establish demonstration programs implementing railroad grade crossing monitoring systems by means of photo devices.
July 21, 2020
Sponsor: Kevin Thomas
Creates a consumer bill of rights regarding railroad passengers; establishes certain services shall be provided whenever railroad passengers have boarded a train and are delayed more than three hours at a train station prior to departure; creates an office of railroad consumer advocate.
Establishes a moratorium on the increase in rates of railroad fares established by the metropolitan transportation authority until the authority has fully implemented the positive train control requirements of the federal rail safety improvement act of 2008; provides that such moratorium shall be in effect on and after January 1, 2020.
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