senate Bill S1913

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of transportation and the thruway authority to establish a mileage-based exit numbering system

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 12, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1311
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 19, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 17, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S1913
21
1
committee
21
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 12, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S1913
21
1
committee
21
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 19, 2013 - Transportation committee Vote

S1913
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1913 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6054
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add §332, Hway L; add §389, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2466B, A8151A
2009-2010: S523A

S1913 - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of transportation and the New York state thruway authority to implement a mileage-based exit numbering system along interstate highways located within the state.

S1913 - Sponsor Memo

S1913 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1913

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the highway law  and  the  public  authorities  law,  in
  relation  to  establishing  a mileage-based numbering system for exits
  along interstate highways within the state

  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 332 to
read as follows:
  S 332. MILEAGE-BASED EXIT NUMBERS; INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS. 1. THE COMMIS-
SIONER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED, SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATIONS MADE
THEREFOR, TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PLAN TO CONVERT EXIT NUMBERS  ALONG
INTERSTATE  HIGHWAYS  LOCATED  WITHIN THIS STATE TO A MILEAGE-BASED EXIT
NUMBERING SYSTEM.  SUCH SYSTEM SHALL:
  (A) FOLLOW, AS CLOSELY AS IS PRACTICABLE, THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINIS-
TRATION INTERCHANGE EXIT NUMBERING  SYSTEM  OF  MILEAGE-BASED  REFERENCE
POST NUMBERING;
  (B) FOLLOW THE CONVENTION THAT SUCH MILEAGE-BASED EXIT NUMBERING SHALL
BEGIN  AT  THE  SOUTHERNMOST  OR WESTERNMOST TERMINUS OF SUCH INTERSTATE
HIGHWAY; AND
  (C) MINIMIZE COST BY USING EXISTING ROADSIDE AND  OVERHEAD  SIGNS  AND
ADD-ON PLATES TO DISPLAY NEW EXIT NUMBERS WHENEVER POSSIBLE.
  2.  FOR  A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF THE CONVER-
SION TO THE MILEAGE-BASED EXIT NUMBERING SYSTEM MADE  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SECTION,  THE  EXIT  NUMBER  OF EACH EXIT PRIOR TO SUCH CONVERSION SHALL
CONTINUE TO BE DISPLAYED AT EACH SUCH EXIT.
  3. THE MILEAGE-BASED EXIT NUMBERING SYSTEM SET FORTH IN  THIS  SECTION
SHALL BE COMPLETED ON OR BEFORE JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN.
  S 2. The public authorities law is amended by adding a new section 389
to read as follows:

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

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