senate Bill S5411A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enables safe access to public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design principles

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 15, 2011 signed chap.398
delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.508
substituted for a8366
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2011 amended on third reading 5411a
Jun 07, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2011 1st report cal.966
May 24, 2011 reported and committed to finance
May 18, 2011 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 2, 2011 - Finance committee Vote

S5411
31
0
committee
31
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 24, 2011 - Transportation committee Vote

S5411
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
A (Active)
Original
A (Active)

Co-Sponsors

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S5411 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8366
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add §331, Hway L

S5411 - Summary

Enables safe access to public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design principles.

S5411 - Sponsor Memo

S5411 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5411

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FUSCHILLO, DILAN, DIAZ, GRISANTI, LARKIN, LITTLE,
  OPPENHEIMER, PERKINS, SAMPSON,  VALESKY  --  read  twice  and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Trans-
  portation

AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to enabling safe access  to
  public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design princi-
  ples

  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  331  to
read as follows:
  S  331.  CONSIDERATION  OF  COMPLETE STREET DESIGN. (A) FOR ALL STATE,
COUNTY AND LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES THAT RECEIVE BOTH FEDERAL AND
STATE FUNDING AND ARE SUBJECT TO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OVERSIGHT,
THE DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY WITH JURISDICTION OVER  SUCH  FACILITIES  SHALL
CONSIDER  THE  SAFE TRAVEL ON THE ROAD NETWORK BY ALL USERS OF ALL AGES,
INCLUDING MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS, BICYCLISTS, AND PUBLIC  TRANSPORTATION
USERS  THROUGH  THE  USE OF COMPLETE STREET DESIGN FEATURES IN THE PLAN-
NING, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION,  RECONSTRUCTION,  RESTRIPING  AND  REHABILI-
TATION,  BUT  NOT INCLUDING RESURFACING, MAINTENANCE OR PAVEMENT RECYCL-
ING, OF SUCH FACILITIES.
  (B) COMPLETE STREET DESIGN FEATURES ARE ROADWAY DESIGN  FEATURES  THAT
ACCOMMODATE  AND  FACILITATE SAFE TRAVEL BY ALL USERS, INCLUDING CURRENT
AND PROJECTED USERS, PARTICULARLY PEDESTRIANS, BICYCLISTS  AND  INDIVID-
UALS OF ALL AGES AND ABILITIES. THESE FEATURES SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE
LIMITED  TO:  SIDEWALKS, PAVED SHOULDERS SUITABLE FOR USE BY BICYCLISTS,
LANE STRIPING, BICYCLE LANES, SHARE THE ROAD SIGNAGE,  CROSSWALKS,  ROAD
DIETS,  PEDESTRIAN  CONTROL  SIGNALIZATION,  BUS  PULL  OUTS, CURB CUTS,
RAISED CROSSWALKS AND RAMPS AND TRAFFIC CALMING MEASURES; AND  RECOGNIZE
THAT  THE  NEEDS OF USERS OF THE ROAD NETWORK VARY ACCORDING TO A RURAL,
URBAN AND SUBURBAN CONTEXT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11543-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S5411A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8366
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add §331, Hway L

S5411A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enables safe access to public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design principles.

S5411A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5411A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5411--A
    Cal. No. 966

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FUSCHILLO,  DILAN,  AVELLA, BRESLIN, DIAZ, DUANE,
  FLANAGAN, GRISANTI, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KENNEDY, KLEIN, KRUEGER, LARKIN,
  LITTLE, MONTGOMERY, OPPENHEIMER, PARKER, PERKINS,  SAMPSON,  STAVISKY,
  VALESKY  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on  Transportation  --  reported  favorably
  from  said  committee  and  committed  to  the Committee on Finance --
  reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second
  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to enabling safe access  to
  public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design princi-
  ples

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings. It is hereby found and declared  that
to  achieve  a cleaner, greener transportation system the transportation
plans of New York state should consider the needs of all  users  of  our
roadways   including   pedestrians,  bicyclists,  public  transportation
riders, motorists and citizens of  all  ages  and  abilities,  including
children,  the  elderly  and the disabled. By encouraging good planning,
more citizens will achieve the health benefits  associated  with  active
forms  of  transportation  while traffic congestion and auto related air
pollution will be reduced.  Therefore, it shall be  the  policy  of  the
state  to  consider people of all ages and abilities and all appropriate
forms of transportation when planning roadway projects.
  S 2. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 331 to read as
follows:
  S 331. CONSIDERATION OF COMPLETE STREET DESIGN.  (A)  FOR  ALL  STATE,
COUNTY  AND  LOCAL  TRANSPORTATION  PROJECTS  THAT ARE UNDERTAKEN BY THE
DEPARTMENT OR RECEIVE BOTH FEDERAL AND STATE FUNDING AND ARE SUBJECT  TO
DEPARTMENT  OF  TRANSPORTATION  OVERSIGHT, THE DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY WITH

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

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