MD SB252 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Vetoed on May 24 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-24 - Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Prohibiting a train or light engine used in the movement of freight in the same rail corridor as a high-speed passenger or commuter train from being operated in the State unless it has at least two crew members; establishing certain penalties; providing that a railroad company is solely responsible for certain actions of its agents or employees; prohibiting a county or municipal corporation from enacting and enforcing more stringent measures; requiring that certain notice be made to the Department of Legislative Services; etc.

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Railroad Company - Movement of Freight - Required Crew


Roll Calls

2019-03-29 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (99-33) (Y: 99 N: 33 NV: 1 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2019-03-25 - Senate - Senate Floor - Motion Special Order Until 4/1 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (17-23) (Y: 17 N: 23 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [FAIL]
2019-03-25 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (27-14) (Y: 27 N: 14 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2019-05-24SenateVetoed by the Governor (Policy)
2019-04-08SenateReturned Passed
2019-04-05HouseThird Reading Passed (99-33)
2019-04-05HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-05HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-05HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2019-04-01HouseRereferred to Environment and Transportation
2019-04-01HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2019-03-29SenateThird Reading Passed (27-14)
2019-03-29SenateMotion Special Order until 4/1 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (17-23)
2019-03-28SenateSpecial Order until later today (Senator Hershey) Adopted
2019-03-27SenateSecond Reading Passed
2019-03-27SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2019-03-27SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2019-02-01SenateHearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-25SenateFirst Reading Finance


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Bill Comments