Prohibits operation of freight railroad train or locomotive without a crew of at least two workers,
Prohibits class 1 or class 2 railroads from allowing the operation of a railroad train or locomotive that is used in the movement of freight without a crew composed of at least two workers, except:
(1) hostling and helper operations;
(2) remote control locomotives in railyards; or
(3) as otherwise provided by federal law or
Amendment strikes the section providing that a railroad or railroad supervisor shall be subject to a civil penalty of up to one thousand dollars ($1,000) for the first violation and a civil penalty of up to five thousand dollars ($5,000) for each subsequent violation.
01/19/2023 Referred to House Committees on Labor, Veterans and Military Affairs, and Judiciary.
01/30/2023 Reported by House Committee on Labor, Veterans and Military Affairs with recommendation for passage.
02/07/2023 Reported by House Committee on Judiciary with recommendation for passage of committee substitute.
02/20/2023 Committee substitute passed House.
02/21/2023 Referred to House Committees on Tax, Business and Transportation, and Health and Public Affairs.
03/12/2023 Reported by House Committee on Tax, Business and Transportation with recommendation for passage.
03/18/2023 Died upon adjournment.