REPORT TITLE:
Scenic Byway Program


DESCRIPTION:
Establishes a Scenic Byway System.  (SD1)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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THE SENATE                              S.B. NO.           S.D. 1
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2000                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO A SCENIC HIGHWAYS SYSTEM.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Chapter 264, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended
 
 2 by adding a section to be appropriately designated and to read as
 
 3 follows:
 
 4      "264-    Scenic byways; established.  (a)  There is
 
 5 established a state scenic byways system.  the state department
 
 6 of transportation shall identify and encourage appropriate
 
 7 management of scenic byways.  For purposes of this section,
 
 8 scenic byways are highway corridors with exceptional scenic,
 
 9 recreational, natural, cultural, historic, or archaeological
 
10 qualities.
 
11      (b)  The department may enter into agreements with the
 
12 various counties and private landowners to protect scenic byways
 
13 within the system.
 
14      (c)  The department shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 91
 
15 to establish qualifications and procedures necessary to
 
16 effectuate the purpose of this section."
 
17      SECTION 2.  New statutory material is underscored.
 
18      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.