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
April 4, 2011
Introduced by Sen. ZELDIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- commit-
tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
mitted to said committee
AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of
the state highway system in the town of Islip as the "Grace Peshkur
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 STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"GRACE PESHKUR MEMORIAL BRIDGE". THE BRIDGE ON WAVERLY AVENUE WHICH
CROSSES INTERSTATE ROUTE 495 IN THE TOWN OF ISLIP, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK,
SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "GRACE PESHKUR MEMORIAL BRIDGE".
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
ceremonial nature and the official name of such bridge 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.