Bill Status of SB1447 96th General Assembly
Short Description: UTILITIES-RAIL RIGHT OF WAY
Sen. Mike Jacobs
| 1/12/2011||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Crossing of Railroad Right-of-way Act. Applies only to crossings of a railroad right-of-way that is owned by a land management company and not a registered rail carrier. Provides that public utilities that locate their facilities within the railroad right-of-way for a crossing shall pay the land management company a one-time standard crossing fee of $1,500 for each crossing. Provides special circumstances under which the standard crossing fee is not imposed. Provides that, if the parties cannot agree that special circumstances exist, the dispute shall be submitted to non-binding arbitration. Provides procedures for the non-binding arbitration and provides that, if the parties cannot resolve their dispute based on the arbitrator's recommendation within 30 days, either party may, upon the expiration of the 30-day period, give written notice to the other party of the commencement of a binding arbitration proceeding. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/18/2009||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mike Jacobs|| 2/18/2009||Senate||First Reading|| 2/18/2009||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 1/12/2011||Senate||Session Sine Die|