House Bill 31

Last Action to Transportation (H)
Title AN ACT relating to public safety.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 168
Sponsor R. Nelson
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 177 to require the department of highways to inspect all public railroad grade crossings with an average daily traffic count of 700 vehicles or more at least 2 times per year; require results of inspection to be kept on file for 5 years; require the department to promulgate administrative regulations to establish standards for railroad grade crossings; specify that within 30 days of being notified that a crossing is substandard that the railroad company submit plans for improvement; permit the department to issue an order to the railroad company to make improvement to a railroad grade crossing pursuant to the procedures set forth in KRS 177.150 through 177.210.
Index Headings of Original Version Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Railroad grade crossings, inspection of
Railroads - Inspection of rail grade crossings
Traffic Safety - Railroad grade crossings, inspection of
Transportation - Railroad grade crossings, inspection of
Fiscal Note - Railroad grade crossings, inspection of


  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
  • To: Interim Joint Committee on Transportation
  • introduced in House
  • to Transportation (H)

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