SPONSOR: Kelly (141)

COMMITTEE ACTION: Voted "Do Pass" by the Standing Committee on Transportation by a vote of 14 to 0. Voted "Do Pass" by the Standing Committee on Rules- Legislative Oversight by a vote of 9 to 0.

This bill designates a portion of US Highway 60 from the intersection of State Route O to the intersection of Leadhill Drive in Wright County as the "Spc. Justin Blake Carter Memorial Highway". The costs of signs will be paid by private donations.

PROPONENTS: Supporters say that this will be a fitting tribute to Mr. Carter.

Testifying for the bill was Representative Kelly.

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 (2539H.01): 227.450