senate Bill S5442

Amended

Creates the New York abolitionist and civil rights history trail program

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  • 16 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO CULTURAL AFFAIRS, TOURISM, PARKS AND RECREATION
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO CULTURAL AFFAIRS, TOURISM, PARKS AND RECREATION
  • 29 / Jan / 2014
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO CULTURAL AFFAIRS, TOURISM, PARKS AND RECREATION
  • 29 / Jan / 2014
    • PRINT NUMBER 5442A

Summary

Creates the New York abolitionist and civil rights history trail program.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S5442
S5442A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 42 ยงยง42.01 - 42.11, Pks & Rec L

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BILL NUMBER:S5442

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the parks, recreation and historic
preservation law, in relation to creating the "New York abolitionist
and civil rights history trail" program; and providing for the repeal
of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

PURPOSE: To establish the abolitionist and civil rights history trail
program in order to implement, conserve, and enhance the historic,
cultural, and economic resources of the abolitionist and civil rights
movement in New York.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1: Legislative Intent

Section 2: Definitions; Establishment of Commission; Commission
purpose; Management plan; General functions, powers and duties of the
commissioner Section 3: This act shall take effect immediately; with
provisions.

JUSTIFICATION: There is a vast amount of abolitionist and civil
rights history in this great state. The legislature should recognize
the notable abolitionists and civil rights activists in the state who
fought for freedom from slavery and against segregation. This program
will systematically identify properties and sites for inclusion into
an abolitionist and civil rights history trail. By creating a trail,
the state will encourage the education about an awareness of the
important role of abolitionists and civil rights activists in the
state and the nation, and their contribution to history as well as
attract visitors to the state and enhance the state's tourism trade.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately; with
provisions.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5442

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
  relation  to  creating  the  "New  York  abolitionist and civil rights
  history trail" program;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  certain
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and cited as the  New  York  aboli-
tionist and civil rights history trail program.
  S 2. The parks, recreation and historic preservation law is amended by
adding a new article 42 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 42
      NEW YORK ABOLITIONIST AND CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY TRAIL PROGRAM
SECTION 42.01 LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        42.03 DEFINITIONS.
        42.05 THE  ABOLITIONIST  AND  CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY TRAIL COMMIS-
                SION.
        42.07 COMMISSION PURPOSE.
        42.09 MANAGEMENT PLAN.
        42.11 GENERAL FUNCTIONS, POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSIONER.
  S 42.01 LEGISLATIVE INTENT. IT IS THE INTENT  OF  THE  LEGISLATURE  TO
ESTABLISH  THE  ABOLITIONIST  AND  CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY TRAIL PROGRAM IN
ORDER TO IMPLEMENT OR CAUSE  TO  BE  IMPLEMENTED  THE  CONSERVATION  AND
ENHANCEMENT  OF  THE  HISTORIC,  CULTURAL, AND ECONOMIC RESOURCES OF THE
ABOLITIONIST AND CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT IN NEW YORK.  FURTHERMORE  IT  IS
THE INTENT OF THE LEGISLATURE THAT THE TRAIL IS DEVELOPED FOR AS BOTH AN
ACADEMIC RESEARCH AND TOURISM. THE LEGISLATURE RECOGNIZES THAT THERE ARE
MANY  NOTABLE  ABOLITIONISTS AND CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS IN THE STATE WHO
FOUGHT FOR FREEDOM FROM SLAVERY AND SEGREGATION.  IT  IS  THEREFORE  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11107-01-3

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INTENT OF THIS LEGISLATURE TO HAVE CREATED A PROGRAM THAT WILL SYSTEMAT-
ICALLY  IDENTIFY PROPERTIES AND SITES FOR INCLUSION INTO AN ABOLITIONIST
AND CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY TRAIL. BY CREATING  A  TRAIL,  THE  STATE  WILL
ENCOURAGE  THE  EDUCATION  ABOUT  AN  AWARENESS OF THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF
ABOLITIONISTS AND CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS IN THE STATE  AND  THE  NATION,
AND  THEIR  CONTRIBUTION  TO  HISTORY AS WELL AS ATTRACT VISITORS TO THE
STATE AND ENHANCE THE STATE'S TOURISM TRADE. FURTHER IT IS THE INTENT OF
THE LEGISLATURE TO  ENSURE  THAT  THE  CIVIL  RIGHTS  HISTORY  TRAIL  IS
ADEQUATELY  SIGNED  SO THAT TRAVELERS MAY FOLLOW THE TRAIL INDEPENDENTLY
AND WITH EASE.
  S 42.03 DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS
SHALL APPLY:
  1. "ABOLITIONIST AND CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY TRAIL" SHALL MEAN  A  SERIES
OF  PROPERTIES  AND  SITES  IDENTIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONER, WHICH MAY BE
LINKED BY GEOGRAPHIC PROXIMITY AND ALIGNMENT AND THEMATIC AND HISTORICAL
ASSOCIATION WITH CIVIL RIGHTS IN GENERAL AND  THE  UNDERGROUND  RAILROAD
SPECIFICALLY.
  2. "ABOLITIONIST AND CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY PASSPORT" SHALL MEAN A BOOK-
LET  OR  OTHER  PUBLICATION  THAT NAMES AND DESCRIBES THE PROPERTIES AND
SITES IDENTIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONER AND INCLUDED  ON  THE  ABOLITIONIST
AND  CIVIL  RIGHTS  HISTORY  TRAIL,  AND MAY INCLUDE DISCOUNTS AND OTHER
INCENTIVES RELATED TO VISITING THE PROPERTIES AND SITES ON THE TRAIL.
  S 42.05 THE ABOLITIONIST AND CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY TRAIL COMMISSION. 1.
THE ABOLITIONIST AND CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY  TRAIL  COMMISSION  IS  HEREBY
ESTABLISHED AS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION.
  2.  THE COMMISSION SHALL BE GOVERNED BY THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION
LAW EXCEPT WHERE SUCH LAW CONFLICTS WITH THIS ARTICLE, IN WHICH CASE THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL GOVERN.
  3. THE COMMISSION SHALL  CONSIST  OF  ELEVEN  VOTING  MEMBERS.  ELEVEN
MEMBERS  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS: FOUR SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE
GOVERNOR, ONE SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY  THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE
SENATE, TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, ONE SHALL
BE  APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF ASSEMBLY, TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED
BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE AND ONE SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY  THE
MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
  4. ALL APPOINTEES SHALL BE RESIDENTS OF NEW YORK STATE.
  5. THE COMMISSIONER, OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE, SHALL SERVE AS A NON-VOT-
ING EX-OFFICIO MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION.
  6. APPOINTMENTS TO THE COMMISSION SHALL BE FILED WITH THE COMMISSIONER
WHO  SHALL  CONVENE  THE  FIRST  MEETING OF THE COMMISSION FOLLOWING THE
FILING OF THE MAJORITY OF  APPOINTMENTS.  AT  THE  INITIAL  MEETING  THE
MEMBERS SHALL ELECT OFFICERS.
  7.  THE  TERM  OF OFFICE FOR APPOINTEES SHALL BE ONE YEAR. MEMBERS MAY
SERVE ON THE COMMISSION UNTIL THEY RESIGN OR ARE REPLACED. IN THE  EVENT
OF  A VACANCY OCCURRING OTHER THAN BY THE EXPIRATION OF A MEMBER'S TERM,
SUCH VACANCY SHALL BE FILLED FOR THE BALANCE OF THE  UNEXPIRED  TERM  IN
THE SAME MANNER AS THE ORIGINAL APPOINTMENT.
  8.  A  MAJORITY  OF  THE  MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION SHALL CONSTITUTE A
QUORUM.
  9. THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION SHALL  RECEIVE  NO  COMPENSATION  FOR
THEIR  SERVICES,  BUT  SHALL  BE  ENTITLED  TO  REIMBURSEMENT  FOR THEIR
EXPENSES ACTUALLY AND NECESSARILY INCURRED IN THE PERFORMANCE  OF  THEIR
DUTIES.
  10.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  INCONSISTENT  PROVISIONS  OF  LAW, GENERAL,
SPECIAL, OR LOCAL, NO OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF  THE  STATE  OR  ANY  CIVIL
DIVISION THEREOF, SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE FORFEITED OR SHALL FORFEIT HIS

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OR  HER  OFFICE  OR  EMPLOYMENT  BY  REASON  OF HIS OR HER ACCEPTANCE OF
MEMBERSHIP ON THE COMMISSION.
  11. THE COMMISSION SHALL MEET AT LEST ONCE EVERY MONTH.
  12.  THE  COMMISSION  SHALL  SUNSET  WHEN  THE  COMMISSION'S REPORT IS
SUBMITTED FOR IMPLEMENTATION AS SET FORTH IN THIS ARTICLE.
  13. EVERY STATE AGENCY AND PUBLIC CORPORATION HAVING  JURISDICTION  OF
AND WITHIN THE TRAIL SHALL, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PRACTICABLE, COOPERATE
AND  ASSIST  THE COMMISSION IN CARRYING OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTI-
CLE.
  14. EVERY LOCAL AGENCY WITH PROGRAMS RELATING TO THE  TRAIL  AREA  MAY
OFFER  ASSISTANCE  TO  THE  COMMISSION IN CARRYING OUT THE PROVISIONS OF
THIS ARTICLE.
  S 42.07 COMMISSION PURPOSE. THE PURPOSE OF THE COMMISSION IS TO UNDER-
TAKE ALL NECESSARY ACTIONS TO FACILITATE THE CREATION OF THE  ABOLITION-
IST  AND  CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY TRAIL IN THE STATE, COMPLETE A MANAGEMENT
PLAN TO ENSURE THE LONG-TERM PRESERVATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SUCH  TRAIL
AND  PROVIDED  FOR  THE IMPLEMENTATION AND SUSTAINABILITY OF UNDERTAKING
RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMPLETED MANAGEMENT PLAN.
  S 42.09 MANAGEMENT PLAN. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS
TITLE, THE MANAGEMENT PLAN SHALL:
  (A)  DESIGNATE  THE  SPECIFIC BOUNDARIES OF THE TRAIL AS DEPICTED ON A
MAN ACCOMPANYING THE MANAGEMENT PLAN;
  (B) DEVELOP A VISION, GOALS AND OBJECTIVES FOR THE TRAIL THAT  FOCUSES
ON ENSURING THE EDUCATIONAL BENEFIT TO THE PUBLIC AND PROHIBITING INCOM-
PATIBLE USES WITHIN SUCH AREA;
  (C)  CREATE  AN  INVENTORY  OF  EXISTING  LAND AND BUILDINGS UNDER THE
JURISDICTION OF THE STATE, PUBLIC CORPORATIONS AND MUNICIPALITIES;
  (D) CREATE AN INVENTORY OF PRIVATELY OWNED EXISTING  LAND  AND  BUILD-
INGS;
  (E)  IDENTIFY  OTHER  LAND  AND  BUILDINGS  THAT CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE
PURPOSES OF THE TRAIL;
  (F) RECOMMEND HOW THE TRAIL COULD BE LINKED TO  OTHER  HISTORIC  AMEN-
ITIES  AND COMMERCIAL ASSETS THROUGHOUT THE STATE AND DESCRIBE THE TECH-
NIQUES OR MEANS OF PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION OF HISTORIC AND  CULTURAL
RESOURCES WITHIN THE TRAIL AREA;
  (G)  EVALUATE  HOW ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES IN PROXIMITY TO THE
TRAIL CAN SUPPORT, COMPLEMENT AND SUSTAIN THE DEVELOPMENT OF  THE  TRAIL
AREA;
  (H)  DESCRIBE THE ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE TO BE UTILIZED FOR LONG RANGE
PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF THE TRAIL FOR A MINIMUM  OF  TEN
YEARS,  INCLUDING  THE RESPONSIBILITIES AND INTERRELATIONSHIPS OF LOCAL,
REGIONAL AND STATE AGENCIES IN THE MANAGEMENT PROCESS AND A  PROGRAM  TO
PROVIDE  MAXIMUM FEASIBLE PRIVATE PARTICIPATION IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF
THE MANAGEMENT PLAN;
  (I) INCLUDE A PLAN FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF  THE  AREA  AS  AN  ACADEMIC
DESTINATION,  WHICH  CAN PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS,
INCLUDING ADVANCED SCHOLARLY RESEARCH FOR STUDENTS  OF  ALL  EDUCATIONAL
BACKGROUNDS.  SUCH  PLAN  MAY  INCLUDE,  BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ACADEMIC
SYMPOSIA, LECTURES, ARCHIVES  COLLECTIONS,  LIBRARY  COLLECTIONS  AND  A
MUSEUM;
  (J)  INCLUDE A MARKETING PLAN, WHICH INCLUDES MEASURES TO TARGET NICHE
MARKET  TRAVELERS  AND  SCHOLARS.  SUCH  PLAN  MUST  INCLUDE  SUPPORTING
EVIDENCE  FOR  TARGETING  AND  SHOULD CONSIDER OUT-OF-STATE MARKETING AS
ALLOWED FOR IN BUDGETING;
  (K) MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE ON-GOING OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF
THE TRAIL; AND

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  (L) INCLUDE AN ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT OF THE LONG AND  SHORT  TERM  COSTS
AND  BENEFITS RELATED TO THE ESTABLISHMENT, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF
THE TRAIL, INCLUDING A COMPREHENSIVE ESTIMATE OF THE COSTS OF IMPLEMENT-
ING THE MANAGEMENT PLAN IDENTIFIED BY SOURCE OF FUNDING AND SPECIFICALLY
DELINEATING EXPECTED STATE, LOCAL, FEDERAL AND PRIVATE CONTRIBUTIONS.
  2.  THE  DRAFT  MANAGEMENT PLAN SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE COMMISSIONER
FOR APPROVAL NO LATER THAN JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN.
  3. THE COMMISSIONER MAY APPROVE THE PLAN, MAY RETURN THE PLAN  TO  THE
COMMISSION WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR APPROVAL, OR MAY REJECT THE PLAN.
  4.  A COPY OF THE APPROVED PLAN SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE GOVERNOR, THE
TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY.
  5. SELECTED  INDIVIDUAL  REQUIREMENTS  OR  PORTIONS  THEREOF  FOR  THE
MANAGEMENT  PLAN  SUBMISSIONS MAY BE WAIVED BY THE COMMISSIONER PROVIDED
THAT PRIOR SUBMISSIONS TO THE OFFICE DURING A PREVIOUS PLANNING  PROCESS
ARE JUDGED SUFFICIENT TO FULFILL THE PURPOSE OF THE MANAGEMENT PLAN.
  6. APPROVAL OF THE MANAGEMENT PLAN BY THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH
ELIGIBILITY  FOR THE RECEIPT OF ACQUISITION, DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRAMMING
ASSISTANCE FROM THE STATE  HERITAGE  AREA  PROGRAM  WITHIN  THE  DEFINED
HERITAGE CORRIDOR BOUNDARIES.
  7.  NOTHING  IN THIS ARTICLE SHALL PROHIBIT THE COMMISSION FROM MAKING
APPLICATION FOR OTHER GRANT PROGRAMS OR SOURCES OF FUNDING.
  S 42.11 GENERAL FUNCTIONS, POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSIONER.
  1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL IMPLEMENT THE "ABOLITIONIST AND CIVIL RIGHTS
HISTORY TRAIL" PROGRAM BASED ON THE APPROVED  PLAN  OF  THE  COMMISSION.
SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL  PROMOTE EDUCATION AND AWARENESS OF THE STRUGGLE OF
ABOLITIONISTS AND CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS THROUGHOUT HISTORY. THE COMMIS-
SIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION, AND  ANY
OTHER  PROPERTIES  OR  SITES  AS  IDENTIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONER AND ANY
LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL OR ENTITY, SHALL IDENTIFY PROPERTIES AND SITES
THAT ARE HISTORICALLY AND THEMATICALLY ASSOCIATED WITH THE  ABOLITIONIST
AND CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT TO BE PART OF THE TRAIL.
  2. THE UNVEILING OF SUCH PROGRAM SHALL BE ANNOUNCED BY THE COMMISSION-
ER  ON  FEBRUARY TWELFTH, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN WHICH IS THE ONE HUNDRED
FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION  FOR  THE  ADVANCEMENT  OF
COLORED PEOPLE.
  3.  THE  TRAIL  SHALL INCLUDE, BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO, PROPERTIES
AND SITES WHICH TELL THE STORY OF THE ROUTES OF ESCAPED SLAVES FROM  THE
SOUTHERN  TIP OF NEW YORK TO THE BORDER OF CANADA AND THE NEW YORK CIVIL
RIGHTS MOVEMENT WHICH PEAKED IN THE NINETEEN SIXTIES.  THESE  PROPERTIES
AND  SITES  SHALL  INCLUDE THE JERRY RESCUE SITE IN ONONDAGA COUNTY, THE
GERRIT SMITH ESTATE IN MADISON COUNTY, JOHN BROWN'S FARM  AND  GRAVESITE
IN  NORTH  ELBA,  THE  SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE IN
HARLEM, THE VILLAGE OF WEEKSVILLE IN BROOKLYN, SANDY  GROUND  ON  STATEN
ISLAND,  AND  ANY OTHER PROPERTIES OR SITES AS IDENTIFIED BY THE COMMIS-
SIONER.
  4. THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  MAKE  RECOMMENDATIONS  TO  THE  COMMISSION
REGARDING  THE  TRAIL SO THAT IT IS RELATIVELY SIMPLE AND EASY TO FOLLOW
FOR PATRONS.
  5. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CAUSE TO PRODUCE AND DISSEMINATE APPROPRIATE
EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS REGARDING THE  TRAIL  ROUTE,  SUCH  AS  HANDBOOKS,
MAPS, EXHIBITS, SIGNS, INTERPRETIVE GUIDES AND ELECTRONIC INFORMATION.
  6.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL CAUSE TO BE DEVELOPED VACATION ITINERARIES
BASED ON THE  TRAIL,  WHICH  SHALL  IDENTIFY  FOR  VISITORS  SURROUNDING
ATTRACTIONS, RESTAURANTS, FARMS, LODGING AND OTHER EXHIBITS OR PLACES OF
ENTERTAINMENT AS MAY BE A PART OF THE HISTORICAL THEME LINKING THE PROP-
ERTIES AND SITES ON THE ABOLITIONIST AND CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY TRAIL.

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  7.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL WORK TO DEVELOP DISCOUNT PACKAGES FOR SUCH
ABOLITIONIST AND CIVIL RIGHTS  HISTORY  TRAIL,  WHICH  MAY  INCLUDE  THE
DEVELOPMENT  OF AN ABOLITIONIST AND CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY TRAIL PASSPORT.
NOTHING SHALL PRECLUDE THE COMMISSIONER FROM CONTRACTING WITH  AN  INDE-
PENDENT  VACATION  OR  TRAVEL  PACKAGE  COMPANY TO HELP DEVELOP VACATION
PACKAGES ALONG THE TRAIL.
  8. THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION SHALL COOPERATE WITH THE  OFFICE
IN  CARRYING  OUT  THE  PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.  THE COMMISSIONER OF
TRANSPORTATION IS AUTHORIZED TO PERMIT THE INSTALLATION AND  MAINTENANCE
OF  SIGNS  ON THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM FOR TRAILS DESIGNATED PURSUANT TO
THIS SECTION. HOWEVER, TO AVOID CONFUSION  AND  TO  LIMIT  ANY  POSSIBLE
DISRUPTION  OF  COMMERCE,  THE  TRAIL DESIGNATION CALLED FOR PURSUANT TO
THIS SECTION SHALL BE OF A CEREMONIAL NATURE AND THE OFFICIAL  NAMES  OF
SUCH HIGHWAYS SHALL NOT BE CHANGED AS A RESULT OF SUCH DESIGNATIONS.
  S  3.  This  act  shall take effect immediately; provided that section
42.05 of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law as added by
section two of this act regarding the establishment  of  the  commission
shall expire and be deemed repealed February 11, 2014.

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