SB 233 Designates certain bridges and highways and requires future highway designations to go through a new process
Sponsor: Stouffer
LR Number: 1229S.08T Fiscal Note: 1229-05
Committee: Transportation
Last Action: 6/28/2005 - Signed by Lt. Governor Journal Page:
Title: CCS#2 HCS SCS SB 233 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2005
House Handler: Nance

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CCS#2/HCS/SCS/SB 233 - This act designates various highways and bridges after prominent Missourians and creates a nonlegislative process for naming highways and bridges.

This act designates a portion of Interstate 44 in Greene County as the "Congressman Mel Hancock Freeway" (Section 227.356).

The act designates a portion of U.S. 412 in Dunklin County and Pemiscot County as the "Governor John M. Dalton Memorial Highway (section 227.358).

This act designates a portion of Highway 58 within Johnson County as the "Veterans Memorial Parkway" (Section 227.361). This provision was contained in SB 209 (2005).

This act designates the bridge crossing the Missouri River on Highway 13 between Lafayette and Ray Counties the "Congressman Ike Skelton Bridge". All signage costs shall be for through private sources (Section 227.362).

The act establishes a process in which organizations can petition the Department of Transportation to designate a highway or bridge. The act sets forth application requirements and deposit requirements to pay for signage for the proposed designation. The act requires one member of the General Assembly to sponsor the proposed bridge or highway designation and an application accompanied by a list of 100 signatures of persons who support the proposed designation. The act creates the Department of Transportation Bridge and Highway Sign Fund in which organization deposits shall be placed. The act requires the department to give public notice of the proposed highway or bridge designation. Highways or bridges to be named after law enforcement officers or members of the armed forces killed in the line of duty are not subject to the process. The act requires the proposed designation to be approved by the Senate and House committees on transportation (Section 227.365).

The act designates a portion of Highway 370 in St. Louis County as the "Officer Scott Armstrong Memorial Highway" (Section 227.367). This provision is similar to one contained in SB 374 and HB 513 (2005).

The act designate a portion of Interstate 44 in Phelps County as the "Governor Mel Carnahan Memorial Highway" (section 227.370).

The act designates a portion of U.S. Highway 61 in Lewis County as the "Students of Missouri Assisting Rural Transportation Memorial Highway" (Section 227.371).

The act designates a portion of Missouri Highway 30 in St. Louis County as the "Chief Jerry Buehne Memorial Road" (Section 227.372).

The act designates the new Highway 19 Missouri River Bridge in Hermann as the "Senator Christopher S. Bond Bridge" (Section 227.373).

STEPHEN WITTE