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§ 9-1A-32. Transportation costs, access to video lottery facilities

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: November 25, 2008

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Miscellaneous Executive Agencies (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1a. Video Lottery Terminals (Refs & Annos)
Effective: November 25, 2008
MD Code, State Government, § 9-1A-32
§ 9-1A-32. Transportation costs, access to video lottery facilities
In general
(a) The State may pay for the reasonable transportation costs to:
(1) mitigate the impact on the communities in the immediate proximity to the facility; and
(2) make each video lottery facility accessible to the public.
Comprehensive transportation plans
(b)(1) A comprehensive transportation plan shall be:
(i) developed by each county where a facility is located, in consultation with the local development council created under § 9-1A-31 of this subtitle; and
(ii) approved by the Maryland Department of Transportation.
(2) The comprehensive transportation plan shall include provisions on roads and provisions regarding mass transit if mass transit is a substantial manner of transportation in the county where a video lottery facility is located.
Access to video lottery facilities
(c) The Maryland Department of Transportation shall facilitate negotiations with affected communities to ensure the most practical ingress to and egress from the video lottery facility.
MD Route 589 improvements
(d)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, the Department of Transportation may pay for and undertake the improvement and enhancement of MD Route 589 from the intersection of MD Route 50 through MD Route 113 in Worcester County to address the needs related to traffic capacity, public safety, and esthetics in the area where a video lottery facility is located.
(2) The Department may take the necessary steps to ensure that the plans for the improvements and enhancements to MD Route 589 are under development on or before the date on which the video lottery facility at the Worcester County location is operational and open to the public.

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Added by Acts 2007, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1, eff. Nov. 25, 2008.
MD Code, State Government, § 9-1A-32, MD STATE GOVT § 9-1A-32
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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