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To the extent not preempted by federal law, the department:
(1) has power and authority over:
(A) railroads, including suburban, belt, and terminal railroads;
(B) public wharves, docks, piers, elevators, warehouses, sheds, tracks, and other property used in connection with railroads; and
(C) persons, associations, and private or municipal corporations that own or operate a railroad, or a wharf, dock, pier, elevator, warehouse, shed, track, or other property used in connection with a railroad; and
(2) shall govern and regulate those railroads, persons, associations, and corporations and prevent abuses in the conduct of their business.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Transportation Code - TRANSP § 111.002 Power and Authority - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/transportation-code/transp-sect-111-002.html
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