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AB-755 Suicide barriers.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 25, 2013


SECTION 1.

 Section 14527.1 is added to the Government Code, to read:

14527.1.
 (a) A project study report or project study report equivalent that is prepared for any new project involving the construction of a new bridge, or the replacement of a bridge with a history of documented suicides, which project is included in a regional transportation improvement program, as described in Section 14527, the interregional transportation improvement program, as described in Section 14526, or the state highway operation and protection program, as defined in Section 14526.5, shall include a document demonstrating that a suicide barrier was a feature considered for each bridge during the project’s planning process.
(b) “Bridge” means a publicly owned bridge on the national highway system or the federal-aid highway system, or off system, a publicly owned bridge classified as non-federal-aid highway system.
(c) This section does not impose a mandatory duty pursuant to Section 815.6.