HOUSE BILL NO. 5256
November 13, 2019, Introduced by Reps. Maddock,
Hall, Miller, Eisen, Inman, Allor, Griffin, Webber, Berman, Vaupel, Howell,
Brann, Rendon, Calley and Wozniak and referred to the Committee on
November 13, 2019, Introduced by Reps. Maddock, Hall, Miller, Eisen, Inman, Allor, Griffin, Webber, Berman, Vaupel, Howell, Brann, Rendon, Calley and Wozniak and referred to the Committee on Transportation.
"An act to provide for the classification of all public roads, streets, and highways in this state, and for the revision of that classification and for additions to and deletions from each classification; to set up and establish the Michigan transportation fund; to provide for the deposits in the Michigan transportation fund of specific taxes on motor vehicles and motor vehicle fuels; to provide for the allocation of funds from the Michigan transportation fund and the use and administration of the fund for transportation purposes; to promote safe and efficient travel for motor vehicle drivers, bicyclists, pedestrians, and other legal users of roads, streets, and highways; to set up and establish the truck safety fund; to provide for the allocation of funds from the truck safety fund and administration of the fund for truck safety purposes; to set up and establish the Michigan truck safety commission; to establish certain standards for road contracts for certain businesses; to provide for the continuing review of transportation needs within the state; to authorize the state transportation commission, counties, cities, and villages to borrow money, issue bonds, and make pledges of funds for transportation purposes; to authorize counties to advance funds for the payment of deficiencies necessary for the payment of bonds issued under this act; to provide for the limitations, payment, retirement, and security of the bonds and pledges; to provide for appropriations and tax levies by counties and townships for county roads; to authorize contributions by townships for county roads; to provide for the establishment and administration of the state trunk line fund, local bridge fund, comprehensive transportation fund, and certain other funds; to provide for the deposits in the state trunk line fund, critical bridge fund, comprehensive transportation fund, and certain other funds of money raised by specific taxes and fees; to provide for definitions of public transportation functions and criteria; to define the purposes for which Michigan transportation funds may be allocated; to provide for Michigan transportation fund grants; to provide for review and approval of transportation programs; to provide for submission of annual legislative requests and reports; to provide for the establishment and functions of certain advisory entities; to provide for conditions for grants; to provide for the issuance of bonds and notes for transportation purposes; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies and officials; to provide for the making of loans for transportation purposes by the state transportation department and for the receipt and repayment by local units and agencies of those loans from certain specified sources; and to repeal acts and parts of acts,"
(MCL 247.651 to 247.675) by adding section 1k.
the people of the state of michigan enact:
Sec. 1k. (1) Not later than January 1, 2021, the department shall include on its website an interactive portal capable of receiving public input in real time regarding current road conditions in this state. The interactive portal must include real-time information received from the public regarding the location and nature of conditions affecting traffic flow and safety, including, but not limited to, all of the following:
(a) Road construction.
(b) Lane closures.
(d) Traffic congestion.
(e) Snow and ice.
(g) Vehicle accidents.
(2) The department shall ensure that the real-time information required under subsection (1) is accessible to the public in order to facilitate private use and application.
(3) The department shall not charge a fee for the use of the interactive portal described in subsection (1).