senate Bill S764

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Permits two or more contiguous towns to jointly purchase highway equipment

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Feb 07, 2011 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 25, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jan 24, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jan 19, 2011 1st report cal.5
Jan 05, 2011 referred to transportation

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S764 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5792
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง142, Hway L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3417

S764 - Summary

Permits two or more contiguous towns to jointly purchase highway equipment upon request of the highway and superintendents of such towns and by majority vote of each of the town boards.

S764 - Sponsor Memo

S764 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   764

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  BONACIC,  DeFRANCISCO,  JOHNSON,  LITTLE,
  RANZENHOFER, SALAND -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
  ed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to permitting two  or  more
  towns to jointly purchase highway equipment

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

  Section 1. Section 142 of the highway law is amended by adding  a  new
subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  A. TWO OR MORE CONTIGUOUS TOWNS MAY, UPON THE REQUEST OF THE HIGH-
WAY SUPERINTENDENTS OF SUCH TOWNS AND BY A MAJORITY VOTE OF EACH OF  THE
TOWN  BOARDS  OF SUCH TWO OR MORE CONTIGUOUS TOWNS AUTHORIZE THE HIGHWAY
SUPERINTENDENTS OF SUCH TOWNS TO PURCHASE AND  PROVIDE  FOR  STORAGE  OF
HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT AS PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION.
  B.  EACH TOWN THAT SO ELECTS TO PARTICIPATE SHALL BY RESOLUTION OF THE
TOWN BOARD AUTHORIZE EXPENDITURE OF  FUNDS  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  JOINT
PURCHASE AND USE OF HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT.
  C.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  PROVISION  OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, A VILLAGE
PARTIALLY OR WHOLLY CONTAINED WITHIN A TOWN THAT PARTICIPATES IN A JOINT
HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT PURCHASE SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED BUT MAY, BY  RESOLUTION
OF  THE  VILLAGE BOARD, ELECT TO PARTICIPATE IN A JOINT TOWN PURCHASE OF
HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02698-01-1

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