SB 598 Modifies provisions relating to the Department of Transportation utility corridor
Sponsor: Riddle
LR Number: 5089H.05T Fiscal Notes
Committee: Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety
Last Action: 6/1/2018 - Signed by Governor Journal Page: S2502-2503
Title: HCS SCS SB 598 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2018
House Handler: Korman

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Current Bill Summary


HCS/SCS/SB 598 - This act requires that the Department of Transportation utility corridor be up to 12 feet wide, with the location of such corridor determined by the State Highways and Transportation Commission. This act also requires the Commission to promulgate rules setting forth a system for requesting and issuing variances to requirements.

This act is identical to a provision contained in HCS#2/SS#2/SCS/SB 1050 (2018), and is similar to a provision contained in HCS/SS/SB 881 (2018), SCS/HCS/HB's 2277 & 1983 (2018), HB 2486 (2018), SB 380 (2017), and HB 1310 (2015).

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