COMMITTEE ACTION: Voted "Do Pass" by the Standing Committee on Transportation by a vote of 11 to 0. Voted "Do Pass" by the Standing Committee on Legislative Oversight by a vote of 9 to 0.

This bill designates the portion of U.S. State Highway 63 from Spruce Street to McKay Street within the city of Macon in Macon County as the "US Army Sergeant Hugh C Dunn Memorial Highway". The costs of signs designating the highway shall be paid by private donations.

PROPONENTS: Supporters say that this is a fitting tribute to Mr. Dunn.

Testifying for the bill were Representative Basye; Bill Noyes; and Jan Watts.

OPPONENTS: Those who oppose the bill say that dedicating portions of highways and bridges only to some people who served in the military is not fair to all persons who have served in the military.

Testifying against the bill was Arnie C. Dienoff.

Written testimony has been submitted for this bill. The full written testimony can be found under Testimony on the bill page on the House website.

Statutes affected:
Introduced (1892H.01): 227.497