CHAPTER 33

 

An Act concerning the operation of New Jersey Transit Corporation trains and supplementing Title 27 of the Revised Statutes.†

 

†††† Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

C.27:25-5.20† Findings, declarations relative to operation of trains.

†††† 1.††† The Legislature finds and declares that:

†††† a.†††† It is necessary to prohibit a person whose driverís license is suspended or revoked from operating a train in this State in order to eliminate or reduce an essentially local safety hazard;†

†††† b.††† This prohibition is not incompatible with a law, regulation, or order of the United States Government; and

†††† c.†††† The prohibition does not impose an unreasonable burden on interstate commerce.

 

C.27:25-5.21† Person with suspended driverís license prohibited from operating a train.

†††† 2.††† A person whose driverís license is suspended or revoked for a violation of R.S.39:4-50, section 2 of P.L.1981, c.512 (C.39:4-50.4a), or a law of a substantially similar nature in another jurisdiction shall not operate, during the period of suspension or revocation, a locomotive or train provided by the New Jersey Transit Corporation, or any public or private entity under contract to the corporation.

 

†††† 3.††† This act shall take effect immediately.

 

†††† Approved August 31, 2016.