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  • FL H0269
  • High-Speed Passenger Rail
In Committee
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2017 Regular Session
Provides powers & duties of DOT; authorizes DOT to regulate railroads & collect information; requires DOT to keep records, offer accident response training, & adopt rules; provides reporting requirements for railroad companies; provides minimum safety standards & requirements for operating high-speed passenger rail system; requires compliance w/federal laws & regulations; requires construction, maintenance, & repair of infrastructure; provides railroad inspector certification requirements; requires coordination w/federal inspectors; requires DOT to adopt rules for conducting field surveys & to hold public meetings; requires railroad companies to construct & maintain fences, be liable for certain damages, & be responsible for certain improvements/upgrades; prohibits local government/state from being responsible for certain costs; provides for calculation & disposition of administrative fines; authorizes certain suits; provides for attorney fees & costs; authorizes local governments to enact certain railroad speed ordinances.
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Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee  (on 5/5/2017)
Date Chamber Action Description
5/5/2017 H Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
5/5/2017 H Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/28/2017 House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee Hearing (08:00 3/28/2017 Reed Hall)
3/27/2017 UK No Senate Action
3/24/2017 H On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, 03/28/17, 8:00 am, Reed Hall --Temporarily Postponed
3/7/2017 H Bill is introduced or prefiled
1/25/2017 H Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee
1/17/2017 H Filed
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
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