MD HB492 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB66


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 16 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-17 - Hearing 3/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
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 certain notice be made to the Department of Legislative Services; etc.

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Railroad Company - Movement of Freight - Required Crew


Roll Calls

2021-02-16 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 97 N: 32 NV: 1 Abs: 10) [PASS]


2021-03-17SenateHearing 3/23 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-02-17SenateReferred Finance
2021-02-16HouseThird Reading Passed (97-32)
2021-02-11HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-02-10HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2021-01-19HouseHearing 2/02 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-15HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

HB66 (Carry Over) 2019-05-24 - Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Labor and Employment5110(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments