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AB-158 Roadside rest areas: commercial vehicles: parking.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 219.5 is added to the Streets and Highways Code, to read:

219.5.
 (a) The department, in consultation with the Department of the California Highway Patrol, shall conduct a study evaluating the capacity of the state to provide adequate parking and rest facilities for commercial vehicles engaged in transportation. The study shall assess the volume of commercial motor vehicle traffic in the state and develop a system of metrics to measure the adequacy of commercial motor vehicle parking facilities in the state.
(b) The department shall prepare and submit a report of its findings based on the study to the appropriate policy and fiscal committees of the Legislature on or before January 1, 2021. The report shall also be posted on the department’s internet website.
(c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2024, and as of that date is repealed.