|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 06, 2012||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 30, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 24, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 23, 2012||1st report cal.106|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to transportation|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 15, 2011||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 08, 2011||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 07, 2011||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 01, 2011||1st report cal.49|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S343
Eliminates requirement for consent of an authority having jurisdiction over state land in the Adirondack park when the location of a highway thereon is changed
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Feb 6, 2012 - floor VoteS3434318floor43Aye18Nay0Absent0Excused0Abstained
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Floor Vote: Feb 6, 2012aye (43)
Jan 23, 2012 - Transportation committee VoteS343141committee14Aye1Nay4Aye with Reservations0Absent0Excused0Abstained
Jun 15, 2011 - floor VoteS3435012floor50Aye12Nay0Absent0Excused0Abstained
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Floor Vote: Jun 15, 2011aye (50)
Feb 1, 2011 - Transportation committee VoteS343120committee12Aye0Nay7Aye with Reservations0Absent0Excused0Abstained
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S343 - Bill Details
S343 - Bill Texts
Eliminates, for highways in the Adirondack park, the requirement for the approval and consent of the state authority having jurisdiction over state land when the location of a highway on such land is altered or changed, or use of such highway is discontinued.
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TITLE OF BILL:
to amend the highway law, in relation
to changing the location
of highways over certain lands owned and occupied by the state
in the Adirondack park
To amend the highway law to remove the ability of the State to modify,
abandon or close roads within the Adirondack Park.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1- Amends Section 212 of the highway law, as amended by
chapter 161 of the laws of 1988 to add a new subsection 2 that reads
The provisions of this section shall not apply to any highway within
the Adirondack park, as defined in subdivision one of section 9-0101
of the environmental conservation law.
Section 2- Effective date.
Section 211 of the highway laws allows the state to modify, abandon or
close town roads that pass through lands owned and controlled by the
Within the Adirondack Park, the State has closed existing town roads
on several occasions since 1970. Over the past twelve years, the
State has acquired hundreds of thousands of additional acres within
the Park on which many town roads are located. For instance, in 2006
the state proposed to close the West River Road in the Town of Wells,
Hamilton County despite the opposition of the town board who wishes
to continue to maintain it and keep it open to the public.
Section 212 of the highway law, grants the State unlimited authority
and disregards the wishes of local governments. Furthermore, the
closing of town roads by the State disrupts local transportation
without compensation to the local community.
The introduction of this legislation has been requested by the
Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board and is also supported
by the Adirondack Conservation Council.
2009/10: S.321 Transportation; A.448 Transportation
2007/08: S.4113 Transportation; A.7082 Transportation.
None to the State
This act shall take effect immediately.
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S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 343 A. 149 2011-2012 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LITTLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transporta- tion IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. SAYWARD -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to changing the location of highways over certain lands owned and occupied by the state in the Adirondack park THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 212 of the highway law, as amended by chapter 161 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows: S 212. Changing location of highways over certain lands owned and occupied by the state. 1. If a highway passes over or through lands wholly owned and occupied by the state, the location of such portion of such highway as passes through such lands may be altered and changed, or the same may be abandoned or the use thereof as a highway discontinued with the consent and approval of the state authority having jurisdiction or control over such lands by an order directing such change in location, abandonment or discontinuance. Such order shall contain a description of that portion of the highway the location of which has been changed, abandoned or discontinued, and a description of the new location thereof, if any, and shall be filed in the office of the state authority having control of such lands. 2. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY HIGHWAY WITH- IN THE ADIRONDACK PARK, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 9-0101 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01285-01-1
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