H. R. 2442
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 7, 2011
Mr. Cravaack introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To eliminate Federal mandates for traffic sign retroreflectivity, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Rural County Mandate Relief Act of
Elimination of Federal mandates for traffic sign retroreflectivity
Congress finds that it should be the responsibility of State and local governments to ensure that their traffic signs provide necessary levels of retroreflectivity.
The Secretary of Transportation may not issue, implement, or enforce a minimum retroreflectivity level standard for a traffic control device that is applicable to a State or local government.
Modification of Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways
The Secretary shall modify the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, 2009 Edition (incorporated by reference in part 655 of title 23, Code of Federal Regulations), to eliminate the minimum retroreflectivity level standards for traffic control devices contained in section 2A.08 of such Manual and the schedule for the implementation of such standards contained in table I–2 of such Manual.
Section 406(a) of Public Law 102–388 (106 Stat. 1564) is repealed.