AB 2036, as amended, Mansoor. Toll facilities.
Existing law authorizes certain toll facilities on public highways.
This bill would authorize a toll facility to be initially implemented on a public highway only if the toll facility is approved by a 2⁄3 vote of the electorate in the
begin delete area served by the toll facilityend delete, and would define begin delete “area,” “public highway,”end delete and “toll facility” for these purposes.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 31495) is
2added to Division 17 of the Streets and Highways Code, to read:
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this
4division, Article 3 (commencing with Section 90) of Chapter 1 of
5Division 1, or any other law, a toll facility may be initially
6implemented on a public highway only if the toll facility is approved by a
8two-thirds vote of the electorate in the
begin delete area served by the toll . Nothing in this section prohibits the charging for
10parking associated with a public highway or the charging of park
11entrance or other park user charges.
12(b) “Area” means the region within five miles of the toll facility.end delete
14 “Public highway” means a state or local agency highway,
15road, or street and includes a bridge.
17 “Toll facility” means a toll road, toll bridge, toll lane, or any
18other facility on a public highway for which a toll is to be charged, and includes
20the entire length of the portion of the public highway that is subject
21to the toll. “Toll facility” includes a high-occupancy toll lane.