SB 849 Enacts various regulations pertaining to contract carriers that transport railroad employees
Sponsor: Walsh
LR Number: 4982S.02I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Transportation and Infrastructure
Last Action: 2/27/2014 - Second Read and Referred S Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Journal Page: S436
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: Emergency clause

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SB 849 - This act imposes various regulations contained in Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations Parts 391, 392, 393, 395, and 396 on contract carriers and drivers that transport railroad employees. The regulations include safety provisions mandating minimum qualifications and responsibilities of drivers, responsibilities of contract carriers, and regular inspection and repair of required parts and accessories of commercial motor vehicles necessary for safe operation.

This act contains an emergency clause.

This act is similar to SB 165 (2013), SB 602 (2012), SB 107 (2011), SB 762 (2010), SB 240 (2009), and HB 650 (2009).

MICHELA BIRK