|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S138
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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S138 - Details
S138 - Summary
Requires all-way stop signs erected at all intersections immediately surrounding a public or private school in a city with a population of 1 million or more.
S138 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S138 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring all-way stop signs erected at all intersections immediately surrounding a public or private school PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: That no child or community be left without proper safety precautions in a public or private school zone. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Vehicle and traffic law would be amended to erect "ALL-WAY" stop signs at every intersection or corner in a public or private school zone in cities of 1 million or more. JUSTIFICATION: The Safety of children should be a top priority to everyone, especially New York State. Currently there is no law that ensures that "ALL-WAY" stop signs regulate the traffic around a public or private school zone. The American Journal of Epidemiology, The Journal of American Pediatrics, and countless medical documents all show severe- to fatal injuries children have sustained due to vehicular collisions. A child, especially during the 6-10 year age range, does not possess the ability to fully calculate the speed at
S138 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 138 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAMPSON -- 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 requiring all-way stop signs erected at all intersections immediately surround- ing a public or private school THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 1229-e to read as follows: S 1229-E. ALL-WAY STOP SIGNS, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOLS, CERTAIN CITIES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, THERE SHALL BE ERECTED AN ALL-WAY STOP SIGN AT EVERY INTERSECTION OR CORNER IMMEDIATELY SURROUNDING A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL, EXCEPT WHERE THERE IS A TRAFFIC SIGNAL ALREADY LOCATED AT SUCH INTERSECTION. S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. Provided that the commissioner of motor vehicles is immediately authorized and directed to promulgate, amend and/or repeal any rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this act on its effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01252-01-3
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