2016 Maryland Code
Public Safety
Title 3 - Law Enforcement
Subtitle 4 - Maryland Railroad Police Act
§ 3-401. Definitions

MD Pub Safety Code § 3-401 (2016) What's This?

(a) In general. -- In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

(b) Railroad company. --

(1) "Railroad company" means a railway company or corporation, together with its subsidiaries, corporate affiliates, and parent companies, that is engaged as a common carrier in the furnishing or sale of transportation subject to Subtitle IV of Title 49 of the United States Code.

(2) "Railroad company" includes a corporation the title of which contains a combination of words similar to "railway company".

(c) Railroad police officer. -- "Railroad police officer" means an individual appointed by the Governor to act as a police officer for a railroad company under this subtitle.

(d) Secretary. -- "Secretary" means the Secretary of State Police.

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