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S.F. No. 918 - Requiring a Two-Person Crew on Trains Carrying Freight
Author: Senator Ann H. Rest
Prepared By: Krista Boyd, Senate Fiscal Analyst (651/296-7681)
Date: March 16, 2015


This bill requires that Class I or Class II railroad trains that are carrying freight must not be operated with a crew of fewer than two individuals, except as otherwise allowed by federal law.

The bill states that a violation of this section is a misdemeanor, and specifies penalties.


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