81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85 Page: 10 of 126
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. S.B. NO, 1540
requirement, order, judgment, or decree of the department.
(V. A.C.S. Art. 6476.)
Sec. 111.058. SUITS FOR PENALTY. (a) For a penalty
provide under this chapte that is recoverable by the state, the
at one general, or an attorney acting under the direction of the
attorney general, may bring suit in the name of the state in:
(1) Travis County; or
(2) any county in or through which the railroad runs.
(b) The attorney bringing a suit under this section is
en itled to receive:
(1) a fee to be paid by the state of $50 for each
penalty recovered and collected by the attorney; and
j (2) 10 percent of the amount collected.
* (c) In all suits arising under this chapter or Section
112.003,, the rules of evidence shall be the same as in ordinary
civil actions, except as otherwise provided by this chapter.
(V.A.C.S. Art. 6477 (part).)
[Sections 111.059-111.100 reserved for expansion]
SUBCHAPTER C. DEPARTMENT SAFETY REGULATION
SSec. 111.101. IMPLEMENTATION OF FEDERAL SAFETY LAWS; FEES.
(a The department may perform any act, adopt any rules, and issue
any orders as permitted by the Federal Railroad Safety Act of 1970,
originally codified as 45 U.S.C. Sections 421, 431 et seq. and
eoe dified in 1994 as 49 U.S.C. Sections 20101-20117, 20131,
20133-20141, 20143, 21301, 21302, 21304, 21311, 24902, and 24905
San iSections 4(b)(1), (i), and (t) of Pub. L. No. 103-272.
(b) The department by rule shall:
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85, legislative document, May 20, 2009; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth310917/m1/10/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.