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§ 5.5-113. Inspections and investigations

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 5.5. Railroad Safety and Health (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 5.5-113
§ 5.5-113. Inspections and investigations
In general
(a) The Commissioner shall conduct inspections and investigations in accordance with this section.
Authority of Commissioner
(b)(1) The provisions of this section apply to each railroad establishment, site, plant, workplace, place of employment, environment, or other area.
(2) The Commissioner or authorized representative of the Commissioner may enter a railroad area without delay at any reasonable time to:
(i) inspect the railroad area;
(ii) investigate all pertinent apparatus, conditions, devices, equipment, materials, and structures at the railroad area; and
(iii) question any agent or employee of the railroad, if the railroad and an employee representative receive notice of and an opportunity to attend the questioning session.
Administrative search warrant
(c) The provisions of § 12-101 of the Public Safety Article concerning administrative search warrants apply to this title.
Advance notice
(d) A person may not give advance notice of any inspection to be conducted under this title without the written approval of the Commissioner or authorized representative of the Commissioner.


Added by Acts 1998, c. 8, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 1998. Amended by Acts 2003, c. 17, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 5.5-113, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 5.5-113
Current through legislation effective through May 8, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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