BILL NUMBER: SB 314 AMENDED
AMENDED IN SENATE APRIL 1, 2013
INTRODUCED BY Senator Cannella
FEBRUARY 15, 2013
An act to
amend Section 325 of add Section
73.2 to the Streets and Highways Code, relating to highways.
LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST
SB 314, as amended, Cannella. State Highway Route 25.
Existing law provides that the Department of Transportation has
full possession and control of all state highways. Existing law
describes the authorized routes in the state highway system and
establishes a process for adoption of a highway on an authorized
route by the California Transportation Commission. Existing law
provides for relinquishment by the commission of highways to local
agencies upon relocation and under various other circumstances.
This bill would make a nonsubstantive change to the route
description of provide for relinquishment by the
commission of a portion of State Highway Route 25
in the City of Hollister prior to relocation of that route to a
proposed new easterly bypass alignment. The relinquishment would be
subject to a determination by the commission that it is in the best
interest of the state to do so and terms and conditions approved by
the commission. The relinquishment would be subject to an agreement
by the city to accept the relinquishment. The bill would thereafter
require the commission to adopt the new bypass alignment into the
state highway system upon a determination that it is in the best
interests of the state to do so .
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no
yes . State-mandated local program: no.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. Section 73.2 is added to the
Streets and Highways Code , to read:
73.2. (a) Upon a determination by the commission that it is in
the best interest of the state to do so, the commission may, upon
terms and conditions approved by it, relinquish to the City of
Hollister the portion of Route 25 that is located between Sunnyslope
Road and San Felipe Road within the city limits of that city prior to
the relocation of that portion of Route 25 through adoption of the
proposed new easterly bypass alignment of Route 25, if the city
agrees to accept the relinquishment.
(b) The terms and conditions imposed pursuant to subdivision (a)
shall include a requirement for the City of Hollister to maintain
within its jurisdiction signs directing motorists to the continuation
of Route 25 until such time as the new easterly bypass alignment is
adopted and opens to traffic.
(c) A relinquishment under this section shall become effective
immediately following the recording by the county recorder of the
relinquishment resolution containing the commission's approval of the
terms and conditions of the relinquishment.
(d) On and after the effective date of the relinquishment, both of
the following shall apply:
(1) The relinquished portion of Route 25 shall cease to be a state
(2) The relinquished portion of Route 25 may not be considered for
future adoption under Section 81.
(e) Upon a determination by the commission that it is in the best
interest of the state to do so, the commission shall, upon terms and
conditions approved by it, adopt into the state highway system the
proposed easterly bypass alignment for Route 25 that is located
between the limits of Sunnyside Road and San Felipe Road in the City
of Hollister. The adoption may occur at any time after the effective
date of the relinquishment pursuant to subdivision (c).
SECTION 1. Section 325 of the Streets and
Highways Code is amended to read:
325. Route 25 is from Route 198 to Route 101 near Gilroy.