S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
April 24, 2012
Introduced by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating that portion
of New York state route 7 which constitutes the causeway over the
Tomhannock Reservoir in the town of Pittstown in Rensselaer county,
state of New York as the "Brigadier General James Kennedy Memorial
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 344-a to
read as follows:
S 344-A. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES KENNEDY MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". THAT PORTION OF NEW
YORK STATE ROUTE 7 WHICH CONSTITUTES THE CAUSEWAY OVER THE TOMHANNOCK
RESERVOIR IN THE TOWN OF PITTSTOWN IN RENSSELAER COUNTY, STATE OF NEW
YORK, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES
KENNEDY 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
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.