S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
S. 343 A. 149
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
January 5, 2011
IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LITTLE -- read twice and ordered print-
ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transporta-
IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. SAYWARD -- read once and referred
to the Committee on Transportation
AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to changing the location of
highways over certain lands owned and occupied by the state in the
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 212 of the highway law, as amended by chapter 161
of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
S 212. Changing location of highways over certain lands owned and
occupied by the state. 1. If a highway passes over or through lands
wholly owned and occupied by the state, the location of such portion of
such highway as passes through such lands may be altered and changed, or
the same may be abandoned or the use thereof as a highway discontinued
with the consent and approval of the state authority having jurisdiction
or control over such lands by an order directing such change in
location, abandonment or discontinuance. Such order shall contain a
description of that portion of the highway the location of which has
been changed, abandoned or discontinued, and a description of the new
location thereof, if any, and shall be filed in the office of the state
authority having control of such lands.
2. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY HIGHWAY WITH-
IN THE ADIRONDACK PARK, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 9-0101
OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.