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27:25-5.6  Definitions relative to rail passenger service.

1.As used in this act:

"Authorized employee" means an employee of a provider of rail passenger service authorized by the provider of  rail passenger service to request and inspect proof of payment of the prescribed fare from persons using rail passenger service.

"Fare enforcement officer" means an employee of the corporation, appointed pursuant to section 7 of this act, authorized to enforce the provisions of this act by requesting and inspecting proof of payment of the prescribed fare from persons using rail passenger services where proof of payment is required, and by signing and issuing a complaint and summons to any person for a violation of the provisions of this act or the regulations adopted pursuant thereto, regardless of whether the rail passenger service is operated by the corporation or by a public or private entity under contract to the corporation.  A fare enforcement officer shall include a transit or other police officer, or a conductor or trainman so authorized.

"Pre-paid fare area" means an area designated by a provider of  rail passenger service where payment of the prescribed fare is required before entering the area.

"Proof of payment" means a ticket, pass, receipt or other article designated by  a provider of rail passenger service to indicate that a passenger has paid for the use of rail passenger  service.

"Provider of rail passenger  service" means the corporation or a public or private entity under contract to the corporation to provide rail passenger service.

"Use of rail passenger service" means the boarding, occupying, riding in, or otherwise utilizing rail passenger service for conveyance.

L.1997,c.357,s.1.