H.R.3148 - Railroad Yardmaster Protection Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] (Introduced 06/29/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/30/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3148 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/29/2017)
Railroad Yardmaster Protection Act of 2017
This bill applies to yardmaster employees the limitations on duty hours and the restrictions on communications to employees during their off-duty hours that are currently applicable to train employees.
A "yardmaster employee" means an individual responsible for supervising and coordinating the control of trains and engines operating within a rail yard.