§ 39-6.1-8. Title to property of railroads.
The department may take whatever steps are necessary in order to determine the absolute fee simple title ownership of all rail properties of any railroad within the state. The determination may include the status of the rail properties with respect to easements, rights of way, leases, reversionary rights, fee simple title ownership, and any and all related title matters. The department may retain attorneys, experts, or other assistants, and issue any contracts as are necessary to make the title determination.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 28, § 1.)