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CS/SB 676: High-speed Passenger Rail Safety

GENERAL BILL by Infrastructure and Security ; Mayfield

High-speed Passenger Rail Safety; Designating the “Florida High-Speed Passenger Rail Safety Act”; requiring the Department of Transportation to regulate railroads when that authority is not federally preempted; providing that certain railroad companies are responsible for ensuring that impacted roadbeds meet specified transition requirements under certain circumstances; requiring the department’s railroad inspectors, in accordance with a specified program, to meet certain certification requirements and to coordinate their activities with those of federal inspectors in this state in compliance with certain federal regulations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 1/22/2020 Senate - Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/25/2019 Senate • Filed
11/6/2019 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 52
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 51
1/16/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 01/21/20, 4:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
1/21/2020 Senate • CS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
1/22/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)