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i_tlrc_2016a_2016-10-05t09:05:00z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 10/05/2016


Public Utilities Commission


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10:13 AM -- Public Utilities Commission

Mr. Joe Neguse, Executive Director, Department of Regulatory Agencies, Mr. Doug Dean, Director, Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Mr. Ronald Jack, Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Transportation for the PUC, and Dr. Pam Fischhaber Chief of Transit and Rail Safety for the PUC, presented an overview of transportation-related issues that fall under the purview of the PUC. Committee members received a packet of slides forming the basis of the presentation (Attachment C). Director Neguse provided an introduction to the issues to be addressed. Director Dean walked the committee through the contents of Attachment C. Discussion ensued regarding safety issues associated with railroad crossings.

Attachment C - PUC.pdfAttachment C - PUC.pdf

10:30 AM

Mr. Jack and Director Dean responded to questions regarding rulemaking associated with towing rates. Discussion returned to issues associated with rail crossings.

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details