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AB-2955 Traffic: City of Burbank and City of Glendale.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 05/17/2018 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  May 17, 2018
Amended  IN  Assembly  March 19, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 2955


Introduced by Assembly Member Friedman

February 16, 2018


An act to add Section Sections 22353.2 and 22353.3 to the Vehicle Code, relating to traffic.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2955, as amended, Friedman. Traffic: City of Burbank and City of Glendale.
Existing law generally sets forth prima facie speed limits, unless changed or otherwise authorized by law. Existing law permits local authorities to set prima facie speed limits on the basis of an engineering and traffic survey, as defined, if the different speed limit is necessary to facilitate the orderly movement of traffic and is reasonable and safe. Existing law authorizes the City of Norco and the common interest development of Orange Park Acres, when conducting an engineering and traffic survey, to consider equestrian safety, in addition to the specified factors set forth.
This bill would authorize the City of Burbank and the City of Glendale, when conducting an engineering and traffic survey of the public streets within the boundaries of the Rancho Master Plan area in their respective city, Area and the Horse Overlay Zone, respectively, to each consider equestrian safety, in addition to the specified factors set forth.
This bill would make legislative findings and declarations as to the necessity of a special statute for the City of Burbank.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 22353.2 is added to the Vehicle Code, to read:

22353.2.
 The City of Burbank and the City of Glendale may each also consider equestrian safety when conducting an engineering and traffic survey of the public streets within the boundaries of the Rancho Master Plan Area in the City of Burbank and City of Glendale, respectively, Burbank, as described in the City of Burbank’s General Plan adopted on February 19, 2013, in addition to the factors set forth in Section 627.

SEC. 2.

 Section 22353.3 is added to the Vehicle Code, to read:

22353.3.
 The City of Glendale may also consider equestrian safety when conducting an engineering and traffic survey of the public streets within the boundaries of the Horse Overlay Zone, commonly known as the Riverside Rancho Area, in the City of Glendale, as described in Chapter 30.21 of the Glendale Municipal Code, in addition to the factors set forth in Section 627.

SEC. 2.SEC. 3.

 The Legislature finds and declares that a special statute is necessary and that a general statute cannot be made applicable within the meaning of Section 16 of Article IV of the California Constitution because of the unique circumstances applicable only to the Rancho Master Plan area Area in the City of Burbank and Burbank, the Horse Overlay Zone in the City of Glendale Glendale, and the equestrian trails there. in those areas.