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AB-2498 Highway signs: veterans’ memorials and monuments. (2013-2014)

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Amended  IN  Assembly  April 21, 2014

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2498


Introduced by Assembly Member Achadjian

February 21, 2014


An act to add Section 101.14 to the Streets and Highways Code, relating to highways.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2498, as amended, Achadjian. Highway signs: veterans’ memorials and monuments.
Existing law provides that the Department of Transportation is in full possession and control of the state highway system. Existing law provides for placement of signs on state highways, as specified.
This bill would require the department to erect, on the state highway system, affix, on National Purple Heart Trail memorial signs existing as of January 1, 2015, directional signs to each veterans’ memorial or monument, monument located within three miles of State Highway 101, upon receiving funds from nonstate sources sufficient to cover the cost. The bill would prohibit the department from affixing more than one directional sign on a National Purple Heart Trail memorial sign located on State Highway 101.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 101.14 is added to the Streets and Highways Code, to read:

101.14.
 The department shall erect, on the state highway system, affix, on National Purple Heart Trail memorial signs existing as of January 1, 2015, directional signs to each veterans’ memorial or monument, monument located within three miles of State Highway 101, upon receiving funds from nonstate sources sufficient to cover the cost. The department shall not affix more than one directional sign on a National Purple Heart Trail memorial sign located on State Highway 101.