senate Bill S2160A

Amended

Designates a portion of highway as the "Saratoga County Veterans' Memorial Highway"

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 18 / Jan / 2011
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 24 / May / 2011
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.811
  • 25 / May / 2011
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 01 / Jun / 2011
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 13 / Jun / 2011
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 2160A
  • 16 / Jun / 2011
    • STARRED ON CALENDAR
  • 24 / Jun / 2011
    • COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 19 / Jun / 2012
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 19 / Jun / 2012
    • PRINT NUMBER 2160B
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1436
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • RECOMMITTED TO RULES

Summary

Designates a portion of highway as the "Saratoga County Veterans' Memorial Highway".

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4739A
Versions:
S2160
S2160A
S2160B
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง342-kk, Hway L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: A4739A
2009-2010: A8942, S5874, A8942

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S2160A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the highway law, in relation to the designation of the
"Saratoga County Veterans' Memorial Highway"

PURPOSE:
This bill will designate a portion of state highway route 29.
starting at 61 Lake Avenue,
Saratoga Springs. running along state route 29 east to
route 4 in the village of Schuylerville (Town of Saratoga) south on
route 4, past the Saratoga National Cemetery and the
Saratoga Battlefield, through the Town of Stillwater into the City of
Mechanicville into the Town of Waterford and ending at the Saratoga
County line in Waterford on route 4 as Saratoga County Veterans'
Memorial Highway.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section one- amends the highway law by adding a new section 342-kkk
designates a portion of state highway route 29, starting at 61 Lake
Avenue, Saratoga Springs, running along state route 29 east to route
4 in the Village of Schuylerville (Town of Saratoga) south on route 4.
past the Saratoga National cemetery and the Saratoga Battlefield,
through the Town of Stillwater into the city of Mechanicville into
the Town of Waterford end ending at the Saratoga County line in
Waterford on route 4 as Saratoga County Veterans' Memorial Highway.

Section two- calls for the commissioner of transportation to provide
for the installation and maintenance of adequate signing of the state
highway system as designated pursuant to section one of this act.

Section three - Effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Saratoga County Board of Supervisors Veterans' Committee passed a
motion for Saratoga County Veterans' Memorial Highway to start at the
New York State Military museum at 61 Lake Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY
(state Route 29). East to State Route 4 in Schuylerville, NY Town of
Saratoga south on route 4, past the Saratoga National Cemetery and
the Saratoga Battlefield, through the Town of Stillwater into the
City of Mechanicville into the Town of Waterford and ending at the
Saratoga County line in Waterford on route 4.

Various local V.F.W. Posts and American Legion posts have sent letters
of support for the designation of the Saratoga County Veterans'
Memorial Highway. This bill would increase the visibility of the
historic corridor in Saratoga County which was the location of
the Battle of Saratoga
"Turning point of the Revolutionary War". This would also benefit the
Saratoga National Cemetery and the New York state Military Museum.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the state.


EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                 2160--A
    Cal. No. 811

                       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 -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to the designation  of  the
  "Saratoga County 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-kk
to read as follows:
  S  342-KK. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"SARATOGA COUNTY VETERANS' MEMORIAL  HIGHWAY".  THAT  PORTION  OF  STATE
HIGHWAY ROUTE 4 IN THE VILLAGE OF SCHUYLERVILLE (TOWN OF SARATOGA) SOUTH
ON ROUTE 4, PAST THE SARATOGA NATIONAL CEMETERY AND THE SARATOGA BATTLE-
FIELD,  THROUGH  THE  TOWN  OF STILLWATER INTO THE CITY OF MECHANICVILLE
INTO THE TOWN OF WATERFORD AND ENDING AT THE  SARATOGA  COUNTY  LINE  IN
WATERFORD  ON ROUTE 4 SHALL BE DESIGNATED AS THE "SARATOGA COUNTY VETER-
ANS' 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.  However,  to  avoid
confusion  and  to limit any possible disruption of commerce, the desig-
nation called for pursuant to section one of this act shall be one of  a
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.
                                                           LBD01467-02-1

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