H.R. 2442 (112th): Rural County Mandate Relief Act of 2011

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jul 07, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2442

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 7, 2011

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To eliminate Federal mandates for traffic sign retroreflectivity, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Rural County Mandate Relief Act of 2011.

2.

Elimination of Federal mandates for traffic sign retroreflectivity

(a)

Finding

Congress finds that it should be the responsibility of State and local governments to ensure that their traffic signs provide necessary levels of retroreflectivity.

(b)

General rule

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.

(c)

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.

(d)

Repeal

Section 406(a) of Public Law 102–388 (106 Stat. 1564) is repealed.