|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to transportation|
|Jan 10, 2011||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1547
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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S1547 - Details
S1547 - Summary
Requires all-way stop signs erected at all intersections immediately surrounding a public or private school in a city with a population of 1 million or more.
S1547 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1547 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to prohibiting the consumption of food in New York city subways PURPOSE OF THE BILL: The purpose of this legislation is to mitigate the growing rat infestation in the NYC subway system. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 1- Public authorities law is amended by adding a new section 1277 -b which prohibits the consumption of food on subway trains. Subdivision 2. Establishes fines and other punitive actions for a fail- ure to adhere to the prohibition. Subdivision 3. Requires all fines collected pursuant to subdivision 2 of this section be deposited to the credit of the New York subway littering prevention fund established pursuant to section 97-uuu of the state finance law. § 2- Effective Date. JUSTIFICATION: Most people have a visceral reaction to rats, but that alone is not why we must make every effort to rid them from our subways. Rats can carry and transmit diseases, some of which are fatal to humans,
S1547 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1547 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring all-way stop signs erected at all intersections immediately surround- ing a public or private school THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 1229-e to read as follows: S 1229-E. ALL-WAY STOP SIGNS, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOLS, CERTAIN CITIES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, THERE SHALL BE ERECTED AN ALL-WAY STOP SIGN AT EVERY INTERSECTION OR CORNER IMMEDIATELY SURROUNDING A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL, EXCEPT WHERE THERE IS A TRAFFIC SIGNAL ALREADY LOCATED AT SUCH INTERSECTION. S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. Provided that the commissioner of motor vehicles is immediately authorized and directed to promulgate, amend and/or repeal any rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this act on its effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06078-01-1
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