49 U.S. Code § 20151 - Railroad trespassing, vandalism, and highway-rail grade crossing warning sign violation prevention strategy
The date of enactment of the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (c)(2), is the date of enactment of div. A of Pub. L. 110–432, which was approved Oct. 16, 2008.
2008—Pub. L. 110–432, § 208(a)(1), substituted “Railroad trespassing, vandalism, and highway-rail grade crossing warning sign violation prevention strategy” for “Railroad trespassing and vandalism prevention strategy” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–432, § 208(a)(2), added subsec. (a) and struck out former subsec. (a). Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “In consultation with affected parties, the Secretary of Transportation shall evaluate and review current local, State, and Federal laws regarding trespassing on railroad property and vandalism affecting railroad safety, and develop model prevention strategies and enforcement laws to be used for the consideration of State and local legislatures and governmental entities. The first such evaluation and review shall be completed within 1 year after November 2, 1994. The Secretary shall revise such model prevention strategies and enforcement codes periodically.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 110–432, § 208(a)(3), inserted “for Trespassing and Vandalism Prevention” after “Outreach Program” in heading.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 110–432, § 208(a)(4), designated existing provisions as par. (1), redesignated former pars. (1) and (2) as subpars. (A) and (B), respectively, of par. (1), and added par. (2).
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 110–432, § 208(a)(5), added subsec. (d).
1996—Subsecs. (a), (c). Pub. L. 104–287 substituted “November 2, 1994” for “the date of enactment of the Federal Railroad Safety Authorization Act of 1994”.