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      RS 30:2547     


§2547. Adopt-a-byway program

           A. In order to fulfill the obligations and responsibilities assigned to it under R.S. 30:2521, the section shall develop a program to be known as "adopt-a-byway", whereby an organization which owns, uses, or leases property adjacent to a parish maintained road may adopt a section of such road for the sole purpose of controlling litter along that section. Included in the responsibilities of any organization which chooses to participate in the program shall be the following:

           (1) Development of a functional plan to influence and encourage the public to improve the appearance of the adopted section of the road.

           (2) A general cleanup of the area at least twice a year.

           (3) Assistance to the section in securing media coverage for the program.

           B. Any parish or municipality which develops an "adopt-a-byway" program shall coordinate the adoption of rules governing the program with the section.

           C. Any parish or municipality which develops an "adopt-a-byway" program may use funds received from the collection of fines provided for under the provisions of R.S. 30:2532(A) to place a sign upon a portion of a road identifying the organization which has adopted such portion of the road.

           Acts 1995, No. 923, §1; Acts 1995, No. 1019, §9; Acts 1999, No. 303, §1, eff. June 14, 1999.

           NOTE: See Acts 2018, No. 509 in which the substance of this provision was amended and redesignated as R.S. 30:2514.

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