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AB-887 Highways: Route 90: relinquishment.(2001-2002)

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Assembly Bill No. 887
CHAPTER 27

An act to amend Section 390 of the Streets and Highways Code, relating to highways, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  April 23, 2002. Approved by Governor  April 22, 2002. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 887, Daucher. Highways: Route 90: relinquishment.
Existing law requires the California Transportation Commission to relinquish to any city or county any portion of any state highway within the city or county that has been deleted from the state highway system by legislative enactment.
This bill would authorize the commission to relinquish to the City of Yorba Linda a specified portion of State Highway Route 90, upon terms and conditions the commission finds to be in the best interests of the state. The relinquishment would become effective immediately following the recordation by the county recorder of the relinquishment resolution containing the commission’s approval. The portion of State Highway Route 90 relinquished would cease to be a state highway on the effective date of the relinquishment.
This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 390 of the Streets and Highways Code is amended to read:

390.
 (a) Route 90 is from Route 1 northwest of the Los Angeles International Airport to Route 91 in Santa Ana Canyon passing near La Habra.
(b) (1) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), the Commission may relinquish to the City of Yorba Linda the portion of Route 90 that is located within the city limits of that city, upon terms and conditions the commission finds to be in the best interests of the state.
(2) A relinquishment under this subdivision shall become effective immediately following the recordation by the County Recorder of the relinquishment resolution containing the commission’s approval of the terms and conditions of the relinquishment.
(3) On and after the effective date of the relinquishment, both of the following shall occur:
(A) The portion of Route 90 relinquished under this subdivision shall cease to be a state highway.
(B) The portion of Route 90 relinquished under this subdivision may not be considered for future adoption under Section 81.
(c) The City of Yorba Linda shall ensure the continuity of traffic flow on the relinquished portion of Route 90, including any traffic signal progression.
(d) For relinquished portions of Route 90, the City of Yorba Linda shall maintain signs directing motorists to the continuation of Route 90.

SEC. 2.

 This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the Constitution and shall go into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
To preserve and protect the public and in order for the City of Yorba Linda to quickly assume and complete various construction and maintenance projects on the applicable portion of State Route 90 that are currently underway or in the planning and development stages, it is necessary that this bill take effect immediately.