senate Bill S2160B

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

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  • 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

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

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S2160B

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

PURPOSE:
Portion of the state highway system to be designated as the "Saratoga
County Veterans' Memorial Highway". That portion of state highway
route 32 in Waterford north to its intersection with route 423 in the
Town of Stillwater then continuing both: (a) north along route 32
past the Saratoga National Cemetery and the Saratoga Battlefield to
Wilbur Road in the Town of Saratoga;
and (b) east along route 423 in the Town of Stillwater to route 9P
north in the Town of Saratoga and ending at the route 9p bridge over
Fish Creek in the Town of Saratoga shall be designated as the
"Saratoga County Veterans' Memorial Highway".

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section one- amends the highway law by adding a new section 342-iii
Designates Portion of the state highway system to be designated as
the "Saratoga County Veterans' Memorial Highway". That portion of
state highway route 32 in Waterford north to its intersection with
route 423 in the Town of Stillwater then continuing both: (a) north
along route 32 past the Saratoga National Cemetery and the Saratoga
Battlefield to Wilbur Road in the Town of Saratoga; and (b) east
along route 423 in the Town of Stillwater to route 9P north in the
Town of Saratoga and ending at the route 9p bridge over Fish Creek in
the Town of Saratoga shall be designated as the "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--B

                       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 -- recommitted to the  Commit-
  tee  on  Transportation  in  accordance  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

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-iii
to read as follows:
  S 342-III. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"SARATOGA COUNTY VETERANS' MEMORIAL  HIGHWAY".  THAT  PORTION  OF  STATE
HIGHWAY  ROUTE  32 IN WATERFORD NORTH TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH ROUTE 423
IN THE TOWN OF STILLWATER THEN CONTINUING BOTH: (A) NORTH ALONG ROUTE 32
PAST THE SARATOGA NATIONAL CEMETERY  AND  THE  SARATOGA  BATTLEFIELD  TO
WILBUR ROAD IN THE TOWN OF SARATOGA; AND (B) EAST ALONG ROUTE 423 IN THE
TOWN  OF STILLWATER TO ROUTE 9P NORTH IN THE TOWN OF SARATOGA AND ENDING
AT THE ROUTE 9P BRIDGE OVER FISH CREEK IN THE TOWN OF SARATOGA SHALL  BE
DESIGNATED AS THE "SARATOGA COUNTY 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. 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.
                                                           LBD01467-06-2

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