HOUSE BILL No. 1280
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 8-9-2-12.
Synopsis: Railroad employees. Requires the lead locomotive of a train
to have a crew of at least two individuals, one of whom must be an
engineer. Provides that the crew member who is not an engineer may
dismount the locomotive to perform switching activities.
Effective: July 1, 2007.
January 11, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Interstate and International
First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1280
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
utilities and transportation.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 8-9-2-12; (07)IN1280.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 8-9-2-12 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2007]: Sec. 12. The lead locomotive of a train subject to this
chapter must have a crew of at least two (2) individuals, one (1) of
whom must be an engineer. The engineer shall remain in the cab
of the locomotive at all times when the train is in motion. The other
individual shall remain in the cab of the locomotive when the train
is in motion unless:
(1) the train is in motion only for purposes of switching; and
(2) the individual needs to dismount the locomotive to
perform switching activities or other duties.