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AB-744 State highways: State Route 83: reduction.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 04/05/2021 01:34 PM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  April 05, 2021
Amended  IN  Assembly  March 08, 2021

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 744


Introduced by Assembly Member Rodriguez

February 16, 2021


An act to amend Section 383 of the Streets and Highways Code, relating to state highways.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 744, as amended, Rodriguez. State highways: State Route 83: reduction.
Existing law establishes the state highway system throughout the state and vests the Department of Transportation with 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 authorizes the commission to relinquish to local agencies state highway segments that have been deleted from the state highway system by legislative enactment or have been superseded by relocation, and in certain other cases. Existing law designates State Route 83 from Route 71 to Route 10 near the City of Upland.
This bill would delete from the state highway system a portion of State Route 83, as specified. authorize the commission to relinquish to the City of Ontario all or a portion of State Route 83 within the city’s jurisdiction and prescribe conditions that apply upon relinquishment.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 383 of the Streets and Highways Code is amended to read:

383.
 (a) Route 83 is from Route 71 to Merrill Avenue and includes the southbound portion between Merrill Avenue and Riverside Drive within the City of Chino. Route 10 near the City of Upland.
(b) The relinquishment of the relinquished former portions of Route 83 within the City of Upland and the City of Ontario are is not a state highways highway and are is not eligible for adoption under Section 81. For the relinquished former portions of Route 83, the City of Upland and the City of Ontario shall ensure the continuity of traffic flow, including any traffic signal progression, and maintain signs directing motorists to the continuation of Route 83.
(c) (1) Upon a determination by the commission that it is in the best interests of the state to do so, the commission may, upon terms and conditions approved by it, relinquish to the City of Ontario all or a portion of Route 83 within its jurisdiction, if the department and the city enter into an agreement providing for that relinquishment.
(2) The following conditions apply upon relinquishment:
(A) 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.
(B) On and after the effective date of the relinquishment, the relinquished portion of Route 83 shall cease to be a state highway.
(C) The entirety of Route 83 relinquished under this section shall be ineligible for future adoption under Section 81.