S. 2021 (112th): SIGN Act of 2011

Introduced:
Dec 16, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Patrick “Pat” Toomey
Junior Senator from Pennsylvania
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 16, 2011
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2442 (Related)
Rural County Mandate Relief Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 07, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on December 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 16, 2011
Referred to Committee Dec 16, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to nullify certain regulations regarding the mandatory replacement of certain traffic signs, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Library of Congress Summary

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12/16/2011--Introduced.
Stopping Intrusive Government Now Act of 2011 or SIGN Act of 2011 - Prohibits the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) from promulgating, implementing, or enforcing a minimum retroreflectivity level standard for a traffic control device under the jurisdiction of a state or local government.
Directs the Secretary to modify the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, 2009 Edition, to eliminate federal minimum retroreflectivity level standards for traffic control devices and the schedule for their implementation. (Replacement of regulatory, warning, and post-mounted guide [except street name] signs is required by January 22, 2015. Replacement of street name signs and overhead guide signs is required by January 22, 2018.)
Repeals the requirement that the Secretary revise the Manual to include a federal standard for a minimum level of retroreflectivity for pavement markings and signs on all public roads.

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