Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 3.djvu/113

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PUBLIC LAW 102-240—DEC. 18, 1991 105 STAT. 1997 of recreational users of scenic byways on the advisory committee. (I) 1 individual appointed by the Secretary who is specially qualified to represent the interests of the tourism industry on the advisory committee. (J) 1 individual appointed by the Secretary who is specially qualified to represent the interests of historic preservationists on the advisory committee. (K) 1 individual appointed by the Secretary who is specially qualified to represent the interests of highway users on the advisory committee. (L) 1 individual appointed by the Secretary to represent State highway and transportation officials. (M) 1 individual appointed by the Secretary to represent local highway and transportation officials. (N) 1 individual appointed by the Secretary who is specially qualified to serve on the advisory committee as a planner. (O) 1 individual appointed by the Secretary who is specially qualified to represent the motoring public. (P) 1 individual appointed by the Secretary who is specially qualified to represent groups interested in scenic preservation. (Q) 1 individual appointed by the Secretary who represents the outdoor advertising industry. Individuals appointed as members of the advisory committee under subparagraphs (G) through (P) may be State and local government officials. Members shall serve without compensation other than for reasonable expenses incident to functions of the advisory committee. (3) FUNCTIONS.—The advisory committee established under this subsection shall develop and make to the Secretary recommendations regarding minimum criteria for use by State and Federal agencies in designating highways as scenic byways and as all-American roads for purposes of a national scenic byways program to be established under title 23, United States Code. Such recommendations shall include recommendations on the following: (A) Consideration of the scenic beauty and historic significance of highways proposed for designation as scenic byways and all-American roads and the areas surrounding such highways. (B) Operation and management standards for highways designated as scenic byways and all-American roads, including strategies for maintaining or improving the qualities for which a highway is designated as a scenic byway or all-American road, for protecting and enhancing the landscape and view corridors surrounding such a highway, and for minimizing traffic congestion on such a highway. (C)(i) Standards for scenic byway-related signs, including those which identify highways as scenic byways and all- American roads. (ii) The advisability of uniform signs identifying highways as components of the scenic byway system. (D) Standards for maintaining highway safety on the scenic byway system.