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HOUSE PROPOSAL OF AMENDMENT 2007-2008

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S.107

An act relating to mapping class four town highways and trails and mass discontinuances of unmapped town highways

The House proposes to the Senate to amend the bill by striking all after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

Sec. 1.  19 V.S.A. § 302(a)(6)(A) is amended to read:

(A)  Unidentified corridors are town highways that:

(i)  have been laid out as highways by proper authority through the process provided by law at the time they were created or by dedication and acceptance; and

(ii)  do not, as of July 1, 2009 2010, appear on the town highway map prepared pursuant to section 305 of this title; and

(iii)  are not otherwise clearly observable by physical evidence of their use as a highway or trail; and

(iv)  are not legal trails.

Sec. 2.  19 V.S.A. § 305(h) is amended to read:

(h)  Notwithstanding the provisions of subchapter 7 of chapter 7 of this title, on or before July 1, 2009 2010, a municipality's legislative body may vote to discontinue all town highways that are not included as such on the sworn certificate of the description and measurement of town highways filed with the town clerk on February 10 of that year pursuant to subsection (b) of this section.  For the purposes of this section, a town highway shall be deemed to be included on the sworn certificate of the description and measurement of town highways if:

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The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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