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HF 276

as introduced - 84th Legislature (2005 - 2006) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 01/19/2005

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to appropriations; providing for, and
appropriating money for, a town road sign replacement
program.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginTOWN ROAD SIGN REPLACEMENT PROGRAM.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Scope of program. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of
transportation shall develop and implement a town road sign
replacement program to:
new text end

new text begin (1) inventory all county and town road signs;
new text end

new text begin (2) evaluate town road signs for compliance with applicable
sign standards;
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new text begin (3) remove and replace town road signs as the commissioner
deems necessary; and
new text end

new text begin (4) establish an ongoing sign maintenance program.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Sign standards. new text end

new text begin Standards for sign removal,
replacement, and installation must conform to applicable
federal, state, and local safety standards, including
retroreflectivity standards and other provisions of the Manual
on Uniform Traffic Control Devices adopted by the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Local government participation. new text end

new text begin The
commissioner may establish conditions for local government
participation in the town road sign replacement program,
including, but not limited to, involvement of county engineers,
and establishment and maintenance by the local government of a
database of county and town road signs.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Use of appropriations. new text end

new text begin $6,000,000 is
appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of
transportation for the purposes of this section. The
commissioner may utilize the proceeds of state appropriations
for the town road sign replacement program to match federal
funds. The commissioner may establish a pilot program in
consultation with the Minnesota Association of Townships. The
appropriation is available until spent.
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