View Amendment Current Amendment: 16 to Bill 3720 Rep. SIMRILL proposes the following Amendment No. 16 to H.3720 as introduced by Ways & Means
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EXPLANATION: Allows SCDOT to enter into agreements with counties and municipalities to transfer some state roads back to local control

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 84, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, page 411, after line 18, by adding an appropriately numbered paragraph to read:
/(DOT: Local Road Transfer) The Department of Transportation, upon receipt of a proper resolution submitted by a county or municipal governing authority to the Secretary of Transportation indicating its conditions, willingness, and desire to incorporate into the county or municipal road system a road on the state highway system and to assume the maintenance thereof, may at its discretion accept the resolution and remove the road from the state highway system, and it shall thereafter form a part of the county or municipal road system.
As a condition of such transfer, the Department may provide a thing of value, including but not limited to credits towards future construction projects, payment of funds from the state's share of the County Transportation Committee funds, or satisfaction of debt owed to the Department. Such thing of value may be equal to the amount of the present value of the forty-year projected future maintenance cost of the road to be transferred and may be funded by the state's share of the County Transportation Committee funds. Any such condition of transfer shall be agreed to in writing by all parties./

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and titles to conform.