S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
S. 6768 A. 9587
S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
March 20, 2012
IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transporta-
IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
to the Committee on Transportation
AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of
the state highway system to be known as the "Peconic 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-aaa
to read as follows:
S 342-AAA. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AND
KNOWN AS THE "PECONIC HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY
SYSTEM KNOWN AS STATE ROUTE 24 WHICH IS LOCATED IN THE TOWNS OF SOUTH-
AMPTON AND BROOKHAVEN, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK AND WHICH BEGINS AT ITS WESTER-
LY JUNCTION WITH INTERSTATE 495 AND ENDS AT ITS EASTERLY JUNCTION WITH
STATE ROUTE 27, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE PECONIC 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
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.