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S.B. 15

             1     

UTAH SCENIC BYWAY AMENDMENTS

             2     
2010 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

             4     
Chief Sponsor: Dennis E. Stowell

             5     
House Sponsor: Christopher N. Herrod

             6     
             7      LONG TITLE
             8      Committee Note:
             9          The Transportation Interim Committee recommended this bill.
             10      General Description:
             11          This bill modifies the Designation of State Highways Act by amending provisions
             12      relating to scenic byway designations.
             13      Highlighted Provisions:
             14          This bill:
             15          .    defines corridor management plan;
             16          .    requires the Legislature to approve the corridor management plan that will be
             17      submitted with the application for a highway to be nominated for designation as a
             18      National Scenic Byway or All-American Road; and
             19          .    makes technical changes.
             20      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             21          None
             22      Other Special Clauses:
             23          None
             24      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             25      AMENDS:
             26          72-4-301, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 393
             27          72-4-301.5, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 393


             28     
             29      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             30          Section 1. Section 72-4-301 is amended to read:
             31           72-4-301. Definitions.
             32          As used in this part:
             33          (1) "Committee" means the Utah State Scenic Byway Committee created in Section
             34      72-4-302 .
             35          (2) "Corridor management plan" means a written document:
             36          (a) required to be submitted for a highway to be nominated as a National Scenic Byway
             37      or All-American Road that specifies the actions, procedures, controls, operational practices,
             38      and administrative strategies to maintain the scenic, historic, recreational, cultural,
             39      archeological, and natural qualities of a scenic byway; and
             40          (b) adopted by each municipality or county affected by the corridor management plan.
             41          [(2)] (3) "Non-scenic area" means:
             42          (a) any property that is unzoned or zoned for commercial or industrial use adjoining a
             43      highway that does not contain at least one of the intrinsic qualities described in Subsection
             44      72-4-303 (1)(b) immediately upon the property; or
             45          (b) any property that is unzoned or zoned for commercial or industrial use that contains
             46      an intrinsic quality described in Subsection 72-4-303 (1)(b) immediately upon the property but
             47      the intrinsic quality does not represent the primary use of the property.
             48          [(3)] (4) "Segmentation" means:
             49          (a) removing the scenic byway designation from a portion of an existing scenic byway
             50      that adjoins a non-scenic area; or
             51          (b) excluding a portion of a highway from a scenic byway designation where the
             52      highway adjoins a non-scenic area.
             53          Section 2. Section 72-4-301.5 is amended to read:
             54           72-4-301.5. Designation of highways as a National Scenic Byway or All-American
             55      Road.
             56          Except as provided in Section 72-4-304 , a highway or state scenic byway may not be
             57      nominated for designation as a National Scenic Byway or All-American Road unless the
             58      [nomination] corridor management plan that will be submitted with the application for the


             59      highway or state scenic byway to be nominated for designation as a National Scenic Byway or
             60      All-American Road is approved by the Legislature.




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