AN ACT ESTABLISHING SAFETY STANDARDS FOR THE RAIL TRANSPORT OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Chapter 25 of the General Laws, as appearing in the
1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after
section 5B the following section:-
Section 5C. The department shall promulgate, in accordance with chapter
thirty A, rules and regulations for the transportation by rail of
hazardous materials in the commonwealth. Said regulations shall be
consistent with any federal regulations in effect.
SECTION 2. The department of public utilities shall prepare rules
and regulations as required by section five C of chapter twenty-five of the General
Laws within sixty days of the effective date of this act.