HB19-1034 Minimum Two-person Crew On Freight Trains

(Source: Colorado General Assembly)

Concerning a requirement that a common carrier engaged in the transportation of property by railroad have at least two crew members aboard a freight train while the freight train is moving.SESSION: 2019 Regular SessionSUBJECT: Transportation & Motor VehiclesBILL SUMMARY

The bill requires a common carrier engaged in the transportation of property by railroad to have at least 2 crew members aboard a railroad train or light engine operated in connection with carrying freight while the freight train or light engine is moving. A violation of the requirement is a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of $250 to $1,000 for a first offense, $1,000 to $5,000 for a second offense committed within 3 years, or $5,000 to $10,000 for a third or subsequent offense committed within 3 years.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

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