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At the request of: (at the request of House Interim Committee on Veterans and Emergency Preparedness)
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Bill Title: Relating to safe transportation of oil.
Catchline/Summary: Requires railroads that own or operate high hazard train routes to have oil spill contingency plans that have been approved by Department of Environmental Quality.
Defines "high hazard train route." Sets forth requirements for submission and approval of contingency plans for high hazard train routes. Requires railroads that own or operate high hazard train routes to annually submit financial responsibility statements to Department of Environmental Quality. Establishes High Hazard Train Route Oil Spill Preparedness Fund. Continuously appropriates moneys in fund to Department of Environmental Quality for certain purposes related to high hazard train route contingency planning. Sets forth additional requirements for plan adopted by State Fire Marshal for coordinated response to oil or hazardous material spills or releases that occur during rail transport.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Veterans and Emergency Preparedness
Current Subcommittee:
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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