Title 17. Education

Chapter 1. General School Law

Part III. Public Schools and School Children

Subpart B-1. Louisiana Environmental Education and Litter Reduction Act


17:213     Adopt-a-byway program


A. In order to fulfill the obligations and responsibilities assigned to it, the section may promote and encourage 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 may 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. 


D. The Department of Transportation and Development may promulgate rules and regulations to implement the provisions of this Section regarding the placement, construction, and maintenance of the signs provided for in this Section. 


Redesignated from R.S. 30:2514 by Acts 2020, No. 317, § 2, eff. June 12, 2020. Acts 2018, No. 509, § 1.