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Introduced in Senate (02/06/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 349


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.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 6, 2019

Ms. Collins (for herself and Mr. Cardin) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Reviving America's Scenic Byways Act”.

SEC. 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.