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SB 179: "An Act relating to official traffic-control devices at schools and in school zones."

00                             SENATE BILL NO. 179                                                                         
01 "An Act relating to official traffic-control devices at schools and in school zones."                                   
02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
03    * Section 1. AS 19.10.050 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                           
04            (b)  The regulations adopted by the department under (a) of this section must                                
05       include provisions for the posting of official traffic-control devices at schools and in                          
06       school zones. In this subsection, "school" has the meaning given in AS 28.01.010(k).                              
07    * Sec. 2. AS 28.01.010(d) is amended to read:                                                                      
08            (d)  A municipality shall erect necessary official traffic control devices on                                
09       streets and highways within its jurisdiction that as far as practicable conform to the                            
10       current edition of the Alaska Traffic Manual prepared by the Department of                                        
11       Transportation and Public Facilities. The municipality                                                            
12                 (1)  shall post official traffic-control devices at schools and in school                           
13       zones;                                                                                                        
14                 (2) [(1)]  shall post a sign indicating that the school is a "drug-free                             
15       school zone" at each location in which it has installed a sign identifying the location of                        
01       a school; and                                                                                                 
02                 (3) [(2)]  may post a sign at each recreation and youth center indicating                           
03       that the center is a "drug-free recreation and youth center zone"; in this paragraph,                             
04       "recreation or youth center" has the meaning given in AS 11.71.900.                                               
05    * Sec. 3. AS 28.01.010 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                              
06            (k)  In this section, "school" means a public school established under AS 14, a                              
07       "charter school" as defined in AS 14.03.290, a "private school" as defined in                                     
08       AS 14.45.200, and a "religious school" as defined in AS 14.45.200.