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HB 835 - Railroad Safety Program - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (50-45) - (Key vote)

Title: Railroad Safety Program

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that gives the states Public Service Commission the power to implement and enforce the Federal Railroad State Safety Participation Program, including the power to charge certain fees and complete inspections to ensure compliance.

Highlights:
-Grants the Louisiana Public Service Commission the power to enforce Federal Railroad State Safety Participation regulations (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the Louisiana Public Service Commission to charge certain fees to railroads within the state (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the Louisiana Public Service Commission to enter railroad property and perform inspections and investigations in order to ensure safety compliance (Sec. 1).
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NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Railroad Safety Program

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