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AB-747 State Highway Route 131: relinquishment.(2013-2014)

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Assembly Bill No. 747
CHAPTER 43

An act to amend Section 431 of the Streets and Highways Code, relating to highways.

[ Approved by Governor  June 23, 2014. Filed with Secretary of State  June 23, 2014. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 747, Levine. State Highway Route 131: relinquishment.
Existing law gives the Department of Transportation full possession and control of all state highways. Existing law describes the authorized routes in the state highway system and establishes a process for adoption of a highway on an authorized route by the California Transportation Commission. Existing law also authorizes the commission to relinquish certain state highway segments to local agencies.
This bill would authorize the commission to relinquish to the Town of Tiburon in Marin County a specified portion of State Highway Route 131, under certain conditions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 431 of the Streets and Highways Code is amended to read:

431.
 (a) Route 131 is from Route 101 to Tiburon.
(b) Upon a determination by the commission that it is in the best interest of the state to do so, the commission may, upon terms and conditions approved by it, relinquish to the Town of Tiburon, the portion of Route 131 east of the intersection with Lyford Drive within the town limits of the Town of Tiburon, if the department and the town enter into an agreement providing for that relinquishment. The following conditions shall apply upon relinquishment:
(1) The relinquishment shall become effective on the date following the county recorder’s recordation of the relinquishment resolution containing the commission’s approval of the terms and conditions of the relinquishment.
(2) On and after the effective date of the relinquishment, the relinquished portion of Route 131 shall cease to be a state highway.
(3) The portion of Route 131 relinquished under this subdivision shall be ineligible for future adoption under Section 81.
(4) The Town of Tiburon shall ensure the continuity of traffic flow on the relinquished portion of Route 131, including any traffic signal progression, to the extent applicable.
(5) For the portion of Route 131 relinquished under this subdivision, the Town of Tiburon shall install and maintain within its jurisdiction, signs directing motorists to the continuation of Route 131 to the extent deemed necessary by the department.