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S. 349: Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 19, 2019 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 116

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 349

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 6, 2019

(for herself, Mr. Cardin, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Coons, Mr. King, Ms. Warren, Mr. Whitehouse, and Mr. Van Hollen) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

June 19, 2019

Reported by , with an amendment

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

A BILL

To require 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.

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 publish in the Federal Register and on the appropriate website of the Department of Transportation a request for nominations for roads to be designated under the national scenic byways program under section 162 of title 23, United States Code.

(b)

Designation determinations

Not earlier than 1 year, and not later than 1 year and 30 days, after the date on which a request for nominations is published under subsection (a), the Secretary of Transportation shall—

(1)

make a determination on each nomination received pursuant to the request; and

(2)

publish in the Federal Register and on the appropriate website of the Department of Transportation a list of the roads that the Secretary has selected to be designated under the national scenic byways program under section 162 of title 23, United States Code.

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.

June 19, 2019

Reported with an amendment