senate Bill S3550B

Signed by Governor

Designates a portion of state highway in Erie county as the "Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III Memorial Highway"

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 05 / Feb / 2013
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 14 / Mar / 2013
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 14 / Mar / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 3550A
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 3550B
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.507
  • 01 / May / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 06 / May / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A7206
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.253
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 02 / Jul / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 03 / Jul / 2013
    • SIGNED CHAP.93

Summary

Designates a portion of interstate highway 990 in Erie county as the "Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III Memorial Highway".

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7206
Versions:
S3550
S3550A
S3550B
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง343-aa, Hway L

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BILL NUMBER:S3550B REVISED 04/22/13

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to
designating a portion of state highway in Erie county as the "Staff
Sergeant William R. Wilson III Memorial Highway"

PURPOSE:

To designate a portion of the interstate highway 990 as the "Staff
Sergeant William R. Wilson III Memorial Highway."

SUMMARY:

Section 1 amends the highway law by adding a new section, 343-aa in
order that a portion of interstate highway 990 be designated as the
"Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III Memorial Highway."

Section 2 directs the commissioner of the department of transportation
to provide for "Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III Memorial Highway"
signage and provides that the name designation shall be one of a
ceremonial nature.

Section 3 provides the enacting clause.

JUSTIFICATION:

This legislation would celebrate the late US Army Staff Sgt. William
R. Wilson III, of Getzville, in Erie County, who was killed March 26,
2012, while serving in Afghanistan. Sergeant Wilson was killed in
Paktika Province, in Eastern Afghanistan, where he was training Afghan
soldiers and police to take over the country's security when the
United States withdraws from Afghanistan in 2014.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None. Current project costs will cover the signage.

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3550--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER, GALLIVAN, GRISANTI -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Transportation   --   committee   discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of
  state  highway in Erie county as the "Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson
  III 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 343-aa
to read as follows:
  S 343-AA. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM IN THE COUNTY OF ERIE TO
BE DESIGNATED AS THE "STAFF SERGEANT  WILLIAM  R.  WILSON  III  MEMORIAL
HIGHWAY".  ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM IN THE COUNTY OF
ERIE CONSTITUTING INTERSTATE 990 (LOCKPORT EXPRESSWAY) SHALL  BE  DESIG-
NATED  AND  KNOWN  AS THE "STAFF SERGEANT WILLIAM R. WILSON III 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.
                                                           LBD08736-04-3

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