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2016 Regular Session



Rail Safety Act of 2016

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lam


In the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Increasing the fee imposed on a barrel of petroleum transferred in the State; establishing the Rail Safety Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund not subject to specified provisions of law; providing for the administration and use of the Fund; requiring a railroad operator in the State to file a specified oil spill response plan and certification of financial liability with the Department of the Environment; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Lam, Barkley, and Turner
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Transportation - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Emergencies
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Fuel -see also- Coal
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Transportation, Department of
Statutes:Article - Environment
Article - State Finance and Procurement
Article - Transportation
(7-904, 7-905)

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March 11, 2016 9:24 A.M.