senate Bill S5599

Signed by Governor Amended

Designates the "New York City Police Department Detective Peter Figoski Memorial Bridge"

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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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  • 24 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 04 / Jun / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.1102
  • 05 / Jun / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 10 / Jun / 2013
    • AMENDED (T) 5599A
  • 10 / Jun / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 5599B
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A7884A
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.653
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 19 / Jul / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 25 / Jul / 2013
    • SIGNED CHAP.167

Summary

Designates the "New York City Police Department Detective Peter Figoski Memorial Bridge".

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Bill Details

Versions:
S5599
S5599A
S5599B
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง343-aa, Hway L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5599

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of the
state highway system in the hamlet of West Babylon, county of Suffolk,
as the "New York Police Department Detective Peter Figoski Memorial
Bridge"

PURPOSE: This bill memorializes the bridge on Route
109 which crosses
the Sunrise Highway in West Babylon as the "New York Police
Department Detective Peter Figoski Memorial Bridge."

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill adds a
new section
343-aa to the Highway Law, which states that a portion of the state
highway system will be designated as the "New York Police Department
Detective Peter Figoski Memorial Bridge."

Section 2 states that the commissioner of transportation shall provide
further installation and maintenance of adequate signing of the state
highway system as designated by section one of this act.

Section 3 sets an immediate effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
NYPD Detective Peter Figoski was a 22 year veteran of the New York
City Police Department, serving in the 75th Precinct in Brooklyn. On
December 12, 2011, Officer Figoski and his partner answered a call
for assistance at a robbery in Cypress Hills, near the Queens border.
Officer Figoski was fatally shot by one of the assailants as he
blocked the suspects only exit.

Officer Figoski was posthumously promoted to Detective by the New York
City Police Department and was awarded the department's Medal of
Honor, the highest award that can be given to a city police officer.
He leaves behind his grieving family including his parents and his
four daughters who remain in the Babylon area.

This bridge will memorialize the life of Detective Peter Figoski and
will serve as a reminder to his family, friends and those in the
Babylon community of the ultimate sacrifice made by Detective Figoski.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: None.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Minimal.

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5599

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- 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 a portion of
  the state highway system in the hamlet  of  West  Babylon,  county  of
  Suffolk,  as  the  "New York Police Department Detective Peter Figoski
  Memorial Bridge"

  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 TO BE DESIGNATED AS  THE
"NEW  YORK  POLICE  DEPARTMENT DETECTIVE PETER FIGOSKI MEMORIAL BRIDGE".
THE BRIDGE ON ROUTE 109 WHICH CROSSES THE SUNRISE HIGHWAY IN THE  HAMLET
OF WEST BABYLON, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AS THE "NEW YORK
POLICE DEPARTMENT DETECTIVE PETER FIGOSKI MEMORIAL BRIDGE".
  S  2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the instal-
lation and maintenance of adequate signage of the state  highway  system
as  designated  pursuant  to  section one of this act; provided that, to
avoid any confusion and to limit any possible  disruption  of  commerce,
the designations called for pursuant to section one of this act shall be
of  ceremonial  nature  and the official name of such highway and bridge
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.
                                                           LBD10767-02-3

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