IN HB1057 | 2014 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on March 27 2014 - 100% progression
Action: 2014-03-27 - Signed by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requires the Indiana department of transportation (INDOT) to adopt rules concerning distances for maintaining an unobstructed view within (rather than from) a railroad right-of-way. Provides that a rule adopted by INDOT concerning distances for unobstructed views within railroad rights-of-way replaces any common law duties imposed on a railroad with respect to the distances established under the rule.

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Unobstructed views at railroad crossings.


Roll Calls

2014-02-24 - Senate - Senate Floor - (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2014-02-18 - Senate - Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Transportation, and Veterans Affairs - Roll Call 105702 (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-01-14 - House - House Floor - (Y: 91 N: 2 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2014-01-14 - House - House - Third reading: passed (Y: 91 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2014-01-08 - House - House Committee on Roads and Transportation - Roll Call 105701 (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2014-03-27HouseSigned by the Governor
2014-03-27HousePublic Law 205
2014-03-18SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2014-03-04SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2014-02-24SenateReturned to the House without amendments
2014-02-24SenateThird reading: Passed: Roll Call 221: yeas 46 and nays 0
2014-02-24SenateSenator Randolph added as cosponsor.
2014-02-20SenateSecond reading: engrossed.
2014-02-18SenateCommittee report: do pass, adopted.
2014-02-04SenateFirst Reading: Referred to Homeland Security, Transportation, and Veterans Affairs
2014-01-15HouseRepresentative DeLaney added as coauthor.
2014-01-15HouseRepresentative Bacon added as coauthor.
2014-01-14HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 15: yeas 91 and nays 2
2014-01-14HouseReferred to the Senate
2014-01-14HouseSenator Bray added as first sponsor.
2014-01-14HouseSenator Arnold added as second sponsor.
2014-01-13HouseSecond reading: engrossed
2014-01-09HouseCommittee report: do pass amend, adopted.
2014-01-07HouseFirst Reading: Referred to Roads and Transportation
2014-01-07HouseAuthored by Representative Slager

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