SENATE BILL NO. 1369
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RAILROADS - Adds to existing law relating to the operation of railroads to
provide a minimum distance for trains standing near crossings with two or
more tracks; and to provide a penalty for each such violation.
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-eighth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2006
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1369
BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF RAILROADS; AMENDING CHAPTER 4, TITLE 62, IDAHO
3 CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 62-425, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE A
4 MINIMUM DISTANCE FOR TRAINS STANDING NEAR CROSSINGS WITH TWO OR MORE ADJA-
5 CENT TRACKS AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR EACH SUCH VIOLATION.
6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 SECTION 1. That Chapter 4, Title 62, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
8 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
9 ignated as Section 62-425, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
10 62-425. PARKING OF TRAINS NEAR CROSSINGS. Whenever a railroad with two
11 (2) or more adjacent tracks crosses any public street, road or highway, no
12 part of a train's cars, engines or equipment shall stand less than five hun-
13 dred (500) feet from the crossing. Each violation of this section shall incur
14 a penalty of one hundred dollars ($100) to be paid by the corporation operat-
15 ing the railroad and which may be recovered in an action prosecuted by the
16 prosecuting attorney of the proper county for the use of the state.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Relating to the operation of railroads amending Chapter 4, Title
62 creating a New Section 62-425 to provide a minimum distance
for trains. Standing near crossings with two or more adjacent
tracks and to provide a penalty for each such violation.
Name: Senator Bert Marley
Phone: (208) 332-1407 or (208) 406-1817
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1369