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Public Act 093-0791




Public Act 093-0791
HB5340 Enrolled LRB093 17460 DRH 43126 b

    AN ACT in relation to transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
Section 18c-7401.1 as follows:
    (625 ILCS 5/18c-7401.1 new)
    Sec. 18c-7401.1. Rules for safe railroad worker walkways.
Within 90 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act
of the 93rd General Assembly, the Commission shall adopt rules
regarding safe walkways for railroad workers in areas where
work is regularly performed on the ground. The rules must
include, at a minimum, a requirement that any walkway (i) have
a reasonably uniform surface, (ii) be maintained in a safe
condition, and (iii) be reasonably free of obstacles, debris,
and other hazards.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/22/2004