House Committee Substitute

HCS/SCS/SB 233 - 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. This act designates a portion of Highway 58 within Johnson County as the "Veterans Memorial Parkway". The act designates the bridge on State Highway 13 over the Missouri River between Lafayette and Ray counties as "The

Congressman Ike Skelton Bridge". The act designate a portion of Interstate 44 in Phelps County as the "Governor Mel Carnahan Memorial Highway". The act designates a portion of U.S. Highway 61 in Lewis County as the "Students of Missouri Assisting Rural Transportation Memorial Highway". The act designates a portion of Missouri Highway 30 in St. Louis County as the "Chief Jerry Buehne Memorial Road". The act designates the new Highway 19 Missouri River Bridge in Hermann as the "Senator Christopher S. Bond Bridge".

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 200 signature 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 killed in the line of duty are not subject to the process. The act requires the proposed designation to be approved by the House Committee on Transportation. Highway or bridge designations made under this process will sunset after such designation unless the it is approved by the House Committee on Transportation.


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