Texas Transportation Code - Section 452.064. Light Rail System: Regulatory Exemption
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§ 452.064. LIGHT RAIL SYSTEM: REGULATORY EXEMPTION. (a)
An authority that constructs or operates or contracts with another
entity to construct or operate a light rail mass transit system is
not subject to any state law regulating or governing the design,
construction, or operation of a railroad, railway, street railway,
street car, or interurban railway.
(b) For purposes of ownership or transfer of ownership of an
interest in real property, a light rail mass transit system line
operating on property previously used by a railroad, railway,
street railway, or interurban railway is a continuation of existing
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Last modified: August 11, 2007