senate Bill S3923

Signed by Governor Amended

Renames the Chautauqua Wine Trail to be the "Lake Erie Wine Country Trail"

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 27 / Feb / 2013
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 21 / Mar / 2013
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 21 / Mar / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 3923A
  • 16 / Apr / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.340
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 22 / Apr / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 03 / Jun / 2013
    • RECALLED FROM ASSEMBLY
  • 03 / Jun / 2013
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 03 / Jun / 2013
    • VOTE RECONSIDERED - RESTORED TO THIRD READING
  • 03 / Jun / 2013
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING (T) 3923B
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • REPASSED SENATE
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A5721B
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.514
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 17 / Sep / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 27 / Sep / 2013
    • SIGNED CHAP.365

Summary

Renames the Chautauqua Wine Trail to be the "Lake Erie Wine Country Trail".

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5721
Versions:
S3923
S3923A
S3923B
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง343-k, Hway L

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BILL NUMBER:S3923

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to
renaming the "Chautauqua Wine Trail" to be the "Chautauqua-Lake Erie
Wine Trail"

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To rename the current "Chautauqua
Wine Trail" along US route 20 from exit 61 of 1-90 near Ripley to
route 5 in Silver Creek as the "Chautauqua Lake-Erie Wine Trail."

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The bill would amend section 343-k
(1) of the highway law, by renaming all that portion of the state
highway system constituting US route 20 from exit 61 of 1-90 near
Ripley to route 5 in Silver Creek as the "Chautauqua-Lake Erie Wine
Trail."

JUSTIFICATION: This legislation has been requested by the Board of
the Lake Erie Wine Country in order to help promote wine country
tourism along the Lake Erie border. Currently, Lake Erie wine country
includes over 30,000 acres of vineyard stretching from Silver Creek,
located in Chautauqua County New York, to Harborcreek, Pennsylvania.

Lake Erie wine country offers small historic villages, lakes,
unspoiled woods and farmland, cozy inns, shops and unique restaurants.
Grape Growers in Chautauqua County produce approximately 65% of New
York State's total annual grape harvest including French-American
hybrids such as Vidal, Seyval, and Chancellor, and European vinifera
varieties such as Merlot, Chardonnay, and Riesling. Lake Erie wine
country offers more than 23 wineries along over 40 miles of stunning
scenery amidst "America's Grape Country."

The southern shore of Lake Erie has a long grape and wine heritage and
therefore should be included in the name of the wine trail to promote
its use. This legislation will help attract additional traffic and
tourism to the Lake Erie region.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3923

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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 renaming the "Chautauqua
  Wine Trail" to be the "Chautauqua-Lake Erie Wine Trail"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The section heading and subdivision 1 of section 343-k of
the highway law, the section heading as amended by chapter  215  of  the
laws  of 2007 and subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 143 of the laws of
2001, are amended to read as follows:
  Portions of the state highway system to be designated as  the  "[Chau-
tauqua]  CHAUTAUQUA-LAKE ERIE Wine Trail", the "Canandaigua Wine Trail",
the "Cayuga Wine Trail East", the "Cayuga Wine Trail West", the  "Seneca
Lake  Wine  Trail  East",  the "Seneca Lake Wine Trail West", the "Keuka
Lake Wine Trail",  the  "Shawangunk  Wine  Trail",  the  "Dutchess  Wine
Trail",  the  "North  Fork  Wine  Trail", the "Hamptons Wine Trail", the
"Long Island Wine Region", the  "Niagara  Escarpment  Wine  Trail",  the
"Niagara  Wine  Trail"  and  the  "Lake Ontario Wine Trail". 1. All that
portion of the state highway system constituting US route 20  from  exit
61  of  I-90  near Ripley to route 5 in Silver Creek shall be designated
and known as the "[Chautauqua] CHAUTAUQUA-LAKE ERIE Wine Trail".
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09294-01-3

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