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HB 197, 52nd Regular Session
Relating to prohibiting any person from walking upon, along, or across, or from driving or riding upon any bicycle or animal-drawn or motor-driven vehicle upon, along, or across any railroad track, team track, bridge, viaduct or trestle, with certain exceptions; and prohibiting any person from entering upon private premises or property owned by a railroad or used for the carrying on of railroad operations, including rolling stock, switching yards, shops, locomotive and car repair yards, store yards and freight yards; and prohibiting any person from tampering with or damaging or destroying any railroad track or appurtenances of any bridge, viaduct, trestle or culvert structure supporting a railroad track or any signal system, telegraph line, telephone line, power line or signal system maintained as a railroad facility; providing that the provisions prohibiting the walking, driving or entering upon railroad tracks, team tracks, bridges, viaducts, trestles, structures and premises do not apply to employees of railroads or other persons whose proper and lawful duties make it necessary for them to go upon such tracks, structures or premises in order to perform their duties; providing penalties for violation of this act; providing a saving clause.

Author: Preston P. "Pete" Mangum


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