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39B627AF6511E338872586B0006C3C44 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 7, 2021      
Location LSB A

HB21-1245 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:42:15 PM  
Representative Sullivan,
prime sponsor, introduced House Bill 21-1245 concerning the inclusion of
on-track equipment in certain safety provisions that regulate railroad
crossings.  The bill amends safety provisions to apply to equipment
that operates on tracks.  This equipment must stop at the crossing
to look before making their way through the crossing.  A written sheet
was provided to the committee (Attachment B).
01:45:45 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
01:54:21 PM  
Jep Seman, representing
BNSF Railroad, testified in support of the bill.  Charlie Hogue, representing
Brotherhood of Maintenance of  Way Employees, testified in support
of the bill.
01:54:38 PM  
Paul Pierson, representing
the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the International
Brotherhood of Teamsters, testified on the bill.

01:58:05 PM  
The bill sponsor made closing remarks.

02:00:02 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1245 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Gray
Arndt Yes
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Pico Yes
Rich Yes
Sullivan Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Gray Yes
Exum Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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