senate Bill S1489

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Designates the bridge on Hosner Mountain road crossing the Taconic state parkway as the "Correction Officer Gary L. Mitchetti, Jr. Memorial Bridge"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 25, 2013 signed chap.164
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.623
substituted for a4615
May 29, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2013 1st report cal.679
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

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S1489 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4615
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง344-b, Hway L

S1489 - Bill Texts

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Designates the bridge on Hosner Mountain road crossing the Taconic state parkway, in the town of East Fishkill and county of Dutchess, as the "Correction Officer Gary L. Mitcetti, Jr. Memorial Bridge".

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BILL NUMBER:S1489

TITLE OF BILL:

An act to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion
of the state highway system as the "Correction Officer Gary L.
Mitchetti, Jr. Memorial Bridge"

PURPOSE:

This legislation would designate the bridge across the Taconic State
Parkway on Hosner Mountain Road, in the town of East Fishkill county
of Dutchess, the "Correction Officer Gary L. Mitchetti, Jr. Memorial
Bridge."

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1: Amends the highway law by adding a new section 344-b which
designates the bridge across the Taconic State Parkway on Hosner
Mountain Road, in the town of East Fishkill, county of Dutchess, the
"Correction Officer Gary L. Mitchetti, Jr. Memorial Bridge."

Section 2: Requires that the Commissioner of Transportation install
and maintain adequate signage as is designated by this act. The
renaming of the bridge is ceremonial in nature and the official name
shall remain unchanged to avoid confusion and limit disruption in
commerce.

Section 3: Effective Date.

JUSTIFICATION:

Gary L. Mitchetti, Jr., died on August 20, 2005; when his motorcycle
collided with a car crossing the Taconic State Parkway from Hosner
Mountain Road.

Gary L. Mitchetti, Jr. was a dedicated Correctional Officer at
Greenhaven Correctional Facility in Stokinville, N.Y., who was awarded
a New York State Corrections Services Medal of Merit and Valor, a
Purple Heart from the New York Shields, and also a Medal of Valor from
the North American Association of Wards and Superintendent. In
addition, Correction Officer Mitchetti was a member of the Corrections
Emergency Response Team.

This dedication will memorialize the life of Correction Officer
Mitchetti and remind those who travel this bridge and the Taconic
State Parkway of his dedicated service to our state.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:


This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  1489

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 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 highway law, in relation to designating a portion of
  the state highway system as the "Correction Officer Gary L. Mitchetti,
  Jr.  Memorial Bridge"

  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 344-b to
read as follows:
  S  344-B.  PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"CORRECTION OFFICER GARY L. MITCHETTI, JR. MEMORIAL BRIDGE". THE  BRIDGE
ACROSS THE TACONIC STATE PARKWAY ON HOSNER MOUNTAIN ROAD, IN THE TOWN OF
EAST  FISHKILL, COUNTY OF DUTCHESS, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE
"CORRECTION OFFICER GARY L. MITCHETTI, JR.  MEMORIAL BRIDGE".
  S 2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the  instal-
lation  and  maintenance of adequate signing of the state highway system
as designated pursuant to section one of this  act.  However,  to  avoid
confusion  and  to limit any possible disruption of commerce, the desig-
nation called for pursuant to section one of this act shall  be  one  of
ceremonial  nature  and  the  official name of such highway shall not be
changed as a result of this act.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01297-01-3

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