senate Bill S938

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the development of a program addressing the problem of wrong way drivers on New York interstate highways

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 15, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 21, 2011 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1450
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 05, 2011 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 15, 2012 - Transportation committee Vote

S938
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 21, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S938
22
1
committee
22
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S938 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4790
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง67, Hway L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8480

S938 - Summary

Requires the commissioner of the department of transportation in consultation with the department of motor vehicles to develop a program addressing the problem of wrong way drivers on New York interstate highways.

S938 - Sponsor Memo

S938 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   938

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MARCELLINO, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transporta-
  tion

AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to requiring  the  develop-
  ment  of  a program addressing the problem of wrong way drivers on New
  York interstate highways

  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 67 to
read as follows:
  S 67. WRONG WAY DRIVER PROGRAM. 1. WITHIN ONE YEAR  OF  THE  EFFECTIVE
DATE  OF  THIS SECTION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT  OF  MOTOR  VEHICLES,  DEVELOP  A  PROGRAM  TO
ADDRESS  THE  PROBLEM  OF WRONG WAY DRIVERS ON NEW YORK INTERSTATE HIGH-
WAYS.
  2. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL:
  A. INVESTIGATE POSSIBLE REASONS FOR THE PROBLEM OF WRONG  WAY  DRIVERS
ON NEW YORK INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS;
  B. ASSESS WHAT OTHER STATES HAVE DONE TO ADDRESS THIS PROBLEM;
  C. SET FORTH POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEM; AND
  D.  IMPLEMENT  MEASURES  TO REDUCE THE PROBLEM OF WRONG WAY DRIVERS ON
NEW YORK INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04433-01-1

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