§3421. Definitions; application

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/05/060/03421
Published: 2015

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Aeronautics and Surface Transportation Generally






3421. Definitions; application

(a) Except where

a particular statute provides otherwise or where the context of a statute

unambiguously requires a contrary construction, for the purposes of the parts

of this title relating to railroads:


"Agency" means the agency of transportation.


"Board" means the transportation board.


"Railroad" or "railroad corporation" includes any railroad

located in whole or in part within this state owned, leased, operated, or

managed by any person without regard to whether the person is located within or

without this state. The rights conferred in this title upon railroads shall

inure to, and the duties imposed in this title upon railroads shall be binding

upon, their owners, lessees, operators, and managers, as the case may be.

(b) The

provisions of the parts of this title which impose upon a railroad any duty or

liability shall apply to any person having the possession, control, or

management of a railroad, or engines and cars running on a railroad. (Amended

1993, No. 172 (Adj. Sess.), § 38.)