|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 22, 2012||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|May 07, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|May 02, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|May 01, 2012||1st report cal.675|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to transportation|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|May 10, 2011||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|May 09, 2011||advanced to third reading|
|May 04, 2011||2nd report cal.|
|May 03, 2011||1st report cal.514|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S698
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S698 - Details
S698 - Summary
Creates a state trooper highway memorial task force to develop and establish guidelines for recognition of members of the division of state police who have died in the line of duty; such recognition shall be by means of dedicating a portion of the state highway system, or the placement of a memorial plaque or marker along a state highway.
S698 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S698 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to creating a state trooper highway memorial task force PURPOSE: To create a state trooper memorial task force and to honor those troopers who have given their lives in the line of duty. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 - Describes the legislative intent of the bill. Section 2 - Amends the highway law to add section 340-e, which creates the state trooper memorial task force, and provides the task force with the honor of establishing guidelines for how state troopers who have given their lives in the line of duty should be memorialized. Section 3 - Establishes that the Commissioner of Transportation is responsible for the installation and maintenance of memorial signs and that such designation will not alter the official name of the highway.
S698 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 698 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SALAND -- 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 creating a state trooper highway memorial task force THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative intent. It is the intent of the legislature to provide a mechanism to enhance recognition for fallen members of the state police who have given the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. It shall be the charge of the task force created by this act to develop a procedure for recognition of these dedicated men and women. Further- more, this act is intended to define safe and acceptable methods of placing memorials along the highways of this state that appropriately pay tribute to their service and preserve their memory forever. S 2. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 340-e to read as follows: S 340-E. STATE TROOPER HIGHWAY MEMORIAL TASK FORCE. 1. THE STATE TROOPER HIGHWAY MEMORIAL TASK FORCE IS HEREBY CREATED TO BE COMPRISED OF THE COMMISSIONER OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE, THE SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE POLICE OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE, AND A MEMBER OF THE POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION OF THE NEW YORK STATE TROOPERS, INC. 2. WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE TASK FORCE SHALL DEVELOP AND ESTABLISH GUIDELINES FOR RECOGNITION OF MEMBERS OF THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE WHO HAVE DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. SUCH RECOGNITION MAY BE IN THE FORM OF THE DEDICATION OF A PORTION OF A STATE HIGHWAY AND/OR THE PLACEMENT OF A MEMORIAL PLAQUE OR MARKER ALONG A STATE HIGHWAY. ANY PLACEMENT OF A MEMORIAL PLAQUE OR MARKER ALONG A STATE HIGHWAY SHALL BE APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO ENSURE THE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE TRAFFIC FLOW ALONG HIGHWAYS IN THIS STATE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00532-01-1
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