7 CSR 10-14.020 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 24, December 15, 2021

PURPOSE: This rule defines terms used in this chapter.

(1) Adopted section means a particular section of state highway right-of-way designated by the commission to be adopted by the volunteer individual or group participating in the Adopt-A-Highway Program.
(2) Adopter means the individual or group approved by the commission to be a participant in the Adopt-A-Highway Program.
(3) Adopter representative means a group member designated to represent the volunteer group and serve as its liaison with the commission. The adopter representative is the person who signs the agreement.
(4) Agreement means the written agreement between the volunteer individual or group adopting a section of highway right-of-way and the commission.
(5) Applicant means the individual or group applying for participation in the Adopt-A-Highway Program.
(6) Chief engineer means the chief engineer of the Missouri Department of Transportation or his/her authorized representative.
(7) Chief financial and administrative officer means the chief financial and administrative officer of the Missouri Department of Transportation or his/her authorized representative.
(8) Commission means the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, or its authorized representative.
(9) Department means the Missouri Department of Transportation.
(10) Director means the director of the Missouri Department of Transportation or his/her authorized representative.
(11) Director of system management means the director of system management of the Missouri Department of Transportation or his/her authorized representative.
(12) District engineer means the district engineer of the Missouri Department of Transportation or his/her authorized representative.
(13) Litter means any unsightly matter that may include, but is not limited to, disposable packaging, containers, cans, bottles, paper and cigar or cigarette butts. Litter does not include hazardous, heavy or large items.
(14) Participant means any individual, including individuals within a group, who will be participating in the program activity.
(15) Program means the Adopt-A-Highway Program.
(16) Program activity means litter pickup and/or beautification and/or mowing.
(17) Signs mean the Adopt-A-Highway signs provided by the department.
(18) State maintenance engineer means the state maintenance engineer of the Missouri Department of Transportation or his/her authorized representative.
(19) Violent criminal activity means any offense having as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person or property of another or any offense involving weapons.

Notes

7 CSR 10-14.020
AUTHORITY: sections 226.130 and 227.030, RSMo 2000.* Original rule filed Feb. 15, 1995, effective July 30, 1995. Emergency amendment filed Feb. 8, 2000, effective Feb. 18, 2000, expired Aug. 15, 2000. Amended: Filed July 10, 2000, effective Jan. 30, 2001. Amended: Filed Jan. 7, 2002, effective Aug. 30, 2002. Amended: Filed Jan. 12, 2006, effective Aug. 30, 2006.

*Original authority: 226.130, RSMo 1939, amended 1993, 1995 and 227.030, RSMo 1939.

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