SB 770 -- MEMORIAL HIGHWAY
COMMITTEE ACTION: Voted "do pass by consent" by the Committee on
Transportation and Motor Vehicles by a vote of 20 to 0.
This bill removes the portion of Interstate 44 in Jasper County
from the designation of "George Washington Carver Memorial
Highway." This portion of Interstate 44 was already designated
as the "Congressman Gene Taylor Highway" prior to the creation of
the "George Washington Carver Memorial Highway."
FISCAL NOTE: No impact on state funds in FY 2005, FY 2006, and
PROPONENTS: Supporters say that the bill will correct last
year's legislation that inadvertently overlapped the highway's
Testifying for the bill was Senator Nodler.
OPPONENTS: There was no opposition voiced to the committee.
Robert Triplett, Legislative Analyst