senate Bill S7399A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires a study of the performance of the state's roadways in reducing the risk of motor vehicles departing the travel lane and overturning, or colliding with fixed objects

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 04, 2012 amended on third reading 7399a
May 21, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 15, 2012 1st report cal.782
May 08, 2012 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 15, 2012 - Transportation committee Vote

S7399
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S7399 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10125A
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14, Transp L; amd §361, Pub Auth L

S7399 - Summary

Requires a study of the performance of the state's roadways in reducing the risk of motor vehicles departing the travel lane and overturning, or colliding with fixed objects, or colliding with motorized or non-motorized vehicles or pedestrians, or leaving the roadway; further requires the commissioner of transportation and the thruway authority to submit a report to the governor and legislature.

S7399 - Sponsor Memo

S7399 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 7399                                                 A. 10125

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                               May 8, 2012
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. CRESPO, GANTT  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Transportation

AN  ACT  to amend the transportation law and the public authorities law,
  in relation to the study and examination of the state's  roadways  and
  the thruway in reducing certain motor vehicle risks

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

  Section 1.  Section 14 of the transportation law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 36 to read as follows:
  36.  TO  STUDY  AND EXAMINE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE STATE'S ROADWAYS IN
REDUCING THE RISK OF MOTOR VEHICLES DEPARTING THE TRAVEL LANE AND  OVER-
TURNING, OR COLLIDING WITH FIXED OBJECTS, OR COLLIDING WITH MOTORIZED OR
NON-MOTORIZED  VEHICLES  OR  PEDESTRIANS,  OR  LEAVING THE ROADWAY. SUCH
STUDY AND EXAMINATION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, SEGMENTS  OF
THE  STATE'S  ROADWAYS WITH A HIGH NUMBER OF FATAL CRASHES, AND SEGMENTS
OF ROADWAY WITH HAZARDOUS FEATURES SUCH AS  STEEP  SLOPES,  EMBANKMENTS,
CLIFFS, DROP-OFFS OR DEEP BODIES OF WATER. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SUBMIT
A   REPORT   ON   LANE   DEPARTURES,  BEGINNING  NO  LATER  THAN  AUGUST
THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN  AND  ANNUALLY  THEREAFTER,  TO  THE
GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE WHICH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE BUT SHALL NOT BE
LIMITED  TO: (A) THE NUMBER AND TYPE OF TRAVEL LANE DEPARTURE CRASHES ON
THE STATE'S ROADWAYS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FIXED OBJECT,  HEAD-
ON,  CROSS-OVER, ROLLOVER AND SIDESWIPE CRASHES, ROADWAY DEPARTURES, AND
THOSE INVOLVING NON-MOTORIZED VEHICLES AND PEDESTRIANS; (B)  THE  EXTENT
TO  WHICH  THE  DEPARTMENT  HAS  ANALYZED  CRASH DATA AND IDENTIFIED AND
CONSIDERED THE SAFETY NEEDS OF THE STATE'S ROADWAYS  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
LIMITED  TO  HIGH-FATALITY SEGMENTS AND SEGMENTS WITH HAZARDOUS FEATURES
SUCH AS STEEP SLOPES, EMBANKMENTS, CLIFFS, DROP-OFFS OR DEEP  BODIES  OF
WATER;  AND  (C)  THE  MEASURES  AND  STRATEGIES THAT THE DEPARTMENT HAS
UNDERTAKEN, OR PLANS TO UNDERTAKE, TO IMPROVE  ROADWAY  PERFORMANCE  AND
REDUCE THE RISK OF MOTOR VEHICLE TRAVEL LANE DEPARTURES AND CRASHES.

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

Co-Sponsors

S7399A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10125A
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14, Transp L; amd §361, Pub Auth L

S7399A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a study of the performance of the state's roadways in reducing the risk of motor vehicles departing the travel lane and overturning, or colliding with fixed objects, or colliding with motorized or non-motorized vehicles or pedestrians, or leaving the roadway; further requires the commissioner of transportation and the thruway authority to submit a report to the governor and legislature.

S7399A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7399A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7399--A
    Cal. No. 782

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DIAZ, ADAMS, DILAN, OPPENHEIMER -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Transportation  --  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 transportation law and the public authorities law,
  in relation to the study and examination of the state's  roadways  and
  the thruway in reducing certain motor vehicle risks

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

  Section 1.  Section 14 of the transportation law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 36 to read as follows:
  36.  TO  STUDY  AND EXAMINE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE STATE'S ROADWAYS IN
REDUCING THE RISK OF MOTOR VEHICLES DEPARTING THE TRAVEL LANE AND  OVER-
TURNING, OR COLLIDING WITH FIXED OBJECTS, OR COLLIDING WITH MOTORIZED OR
NON-MOTORIZED  VEHICLES  OR  PEDESTRIANS,  OR  LEAVING THE ROADWAY. SUCH
STUDY AND EXAMINATION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, SEGMENTS  OF
THE  STATE'S  ROADWAYS WITH A HIGH NUMBER OF FATAL CRASHES, AND SEGMENTS
OF ROADWAY WITH HAZARDOUS FEATURES SUCH AS  STEEP  SLOPES,  EMBANKMENTS,
CLIFFS, DROP-OFFS OR DEEP BODIES OF WATER. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SUBMIT
A  REPORT ON LANE DEPARTURES, UTILIZING EXISTING DATA WHENEVER POSSIBLE,
BEGINNING NO LATER THAN AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  THIRTEEN  AND
ANNUALLY  THEREAFTER,  TO  THE GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE WHICH REPORT
SHALL INCLUDE BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO: (A) THE NUMBER  AND  TYPE  OF
TRAVEL LANE DEPARTURE CRASHES ON THE STATE'S ROADWAYS INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED  TO,  FIXED  OBJECT, HEAD-ON, CROSS-OVER, ROLLOVER AND SIDESWIPE
CRASHES, ROADWAY DEPARTURES, AND THOSE INVOLVING NON-MOTORIZED  VEHICLES
AND  PEDESTRIANS;  (B)  THE  EXTENT TO WHICH THE DEPARTMENT HAS ANALYZED
CRASH DATA AND IDENTIFIED AND CONSIDERED THE SAFETY NEEDS OF THE STATE'S
ROADWAYS  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  HIGH-FATALITY  SEGMENTS  AND
SEGMENTS  WITH  HAZARDOUS  FEATURES  SUCH  AS STEEP SLOPES, EMBANKMENTS,
CLIFFS, DROP-OFFS OR DEEP BODIES OF WATER;  AND  (C)  THE  MEASURES  AND
STRATEGIES THAT THE DEPARTMENT HAS UNDERTAKEN, OR PLANS TO UNDERTAKE, TO

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

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