senate Bill S2153

Signed by Governor Amended

Designates a portion of the state highway system the "Rensselaer County Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway"

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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actions

  • 18 / Jan / 2011
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 10 / May / 2011
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.602
  • 11 / May / 2011
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 16 / May / 2011
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 01 / Jun / 2011
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING (T) 2153A
  • 13 / Jun / 2011
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING (T) 2153B
  • 16 / Jun / 2011
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 16 / Jun / 2011
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 16 / Jun / 2011
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A8281
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.502
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 22 / Jul / 2011
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 03 / Aug / 2011
    • SIGNED CHAP.325

Summary

Designates a portion of the state highway system the "Rensselaer County Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway".

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Bill Details

Versions:
S2153
S2153A
S2153B
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง342-vv, Hway L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Cycle:
S8052

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S2153

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of the
state highway system as the "Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway"

PURPOSE:
This bill will honor the bravery and sacrifices of those Veterans who
defended the freedom of South Korean citizens between June 25, 1950
and July 27, 1953.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
This bill will designate the portion of Route 7 transecting the City
of Troy as the "Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway."

EXISTING LAW:
None.

JUSTIFICATION:
In defending South Korea from the communist aggression of North Korea,
36,940 American soldiers gave their lives, 92,134 troops suffered
wounds, and 8,176 military personnel went missing in action. To honor
these brave men and women, and all members of the armed forces that
served during the Korean War, the Korean War Veterans Association
sought the assistance of the New York State Senate and Assembly.
Recognizing the importance of this dedication, members of both the
Rensselaer County Legislature and Troy City Council unanimously
passed resolutions in support of this effort.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2153

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- 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 a portion of
  the state highway system as the "Korean War Veterans Memorial 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 342-vv
to read as follows:
  S 342-VV. PORTION OF STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED  AND  KNOWN
AS  THE  "KOREAN WAR VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE
STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM CONSTITUTING ROUTE SEVEN FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH
RIVER STREET IN THE CITY OF TROY IN RENSSELAER  COUNTY,  AND  CONTINUING
EASTERLY  ALONG  ROUTE  SEVEN  TO  ITS  INTERSECTION WITH MOUNT PLEASANT
AVENUE IN THE CITY OF TROY IN RENSSELAER COUNTY SHALL BE DESIGNATED  AND
KNOWN AS THE "KOREAN WAR VETERANS MEMORIAL 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.
                                                           LBD01578-01-1

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