Senate Bill S3992

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the speed limits in certain towns

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

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2013-S3992 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4849
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1662-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2204, A1191
2017-2018: S2389, A872
2019-2020: A3653

2013-S3992 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the speed limits in certain towns.

2013-S3992 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S3992 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3992

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to speed limits
  in certain towns

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

  Section  1.  Section 1662-a of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended
by chapter 405 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1662-a. Speed limits in certain towns. The town board of any  subur-
ban  town  governed  pursuant to article three-A of the town law and the
town board of any other town having a population exceeding [fifty] TWEN-
TY-FIVE thousand, with respect to highways (which term for the  purposes
of this section shall include private roads open to public motor vehicle
traffic)  in  such  towns outside any village, other than state highways
maintained by the state on which the department of transportation  shall
have  established higher or lower speed limits than the statutory fifty-
five miles per hour speed limit as provided in section  sixteen  hundred
twenty of this title, or on which the department of transportation shall
have  designated  that  such towns shall not establish any maximum speed
limit as provided in section sixteen hundred twenty-four of this  title,
subject  to  the  limitations imposed by section sixteen hundred eighty-
four of this title may by local law, ordinance,  order,  rule  or  regu-
lation  establish  maximum  speed  limits  at which vehicles may proceed
within such towns, within designated areas of such towns or on or  along
designated  highways  within  such towns lower than the fifty-five miles
per hour  maximum  statutory  limit.  No  such  speed  limit  applicable
throughout  such towns or within designated areas of such towns shall be
established at less than thirty miles per hour, except that in the  town
of  Hempstead  speed  limits may be established at not less than fifteen
miles per hour on any portion of a highway in  the  community  known  as
Point Lookout and on all or any portion of the following highways in the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02128-01-3
              

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