S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 7, 2011
Introduced by Sen. LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating state route
218 in the county of Orange as the "General David H. Petraeus Highway"
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 343-y to
read as follows:
S 343-Y. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"GENERAL DAVID H. PETRAEUS HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE HIGH-
WAY SYSTEM BEGINNING AT THE INTERSECTION OF STATE ROUTE NINE-W AND STATE
ROUTE TWO HUNDRED EIGHTEEN IN THE TOWN OF CORNWALL, AND CONTINUING IN A
GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION ON STATE ROUTE TWO HUNDRED EIGHTEEN, AND
TERMINATING AT THE TERMINUS OF SUCH ROUTE TWO HUNDRED EIGHTEEN AT THE
THAYER GATE (SOUTH GATE) OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST
POINT IN THE VILLAGE OF HIGHLAND FALLS, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND BE KNOWN
AS THE "GENERAL DAVID H. PETRAEUS HIGHWAY".
S 2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the instal-
lation and maintenance of adequate signing of the state highway system
as designated pursuant to section one of this act; provided that, to
avoid any confusion and to limit any possible disruption of commerce,
the designation called for pursuant to section one of this act shall be
one of ceremonial nature and the official name of such highway shall not
be changed as a result of this act.
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.