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H.R. 831: Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 29, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 831

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 29, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Graves of Louisiana) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to request nominations for and make determinations regarding roads to be designated under the national scenic byways program, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act of 2019.

2.

National scenic byways program

(a)

Request for nominations

Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Transportation shall issue a request for nominations with respect to roads to be designated under the national scenic byways program, as described in section 162(a) of title 23, United States Code. The Secretary shall make the request for nominations available on the appropriate website of the Department of Transportation.

(b)

Designation determinations

Not later than 1 year after the date on which the request for nominations required under subsection (a) is issued, the Secretary shall make publicly available on the appropriate website of the Department of Transportation a list specifying the roads, nominated pursuant to such request, to be designated under the national scenic byways program.