|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 28, 2014||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 27, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 26, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 25, 2014||1st report cal.349|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Mar 11, 2013||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 05, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 04, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 28, 2013||1st report cal.138|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1965
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1965 - Details
S1965 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1965 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law and the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the maintenance, improvement and repair of certain town highways PURPOSE: This bill authorizes towns to designate certain town roads as low-volume roads and certain low-volume roads as minimum maintenance roads. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 would add a new section 205-C to the highway law. Subdivision 1 defines low-volume roads and several classifications of low-volume roads. Subdivision 2 authorizes towns to adopt the low-volume road classifica- tions and establishes the procedure to adopt such classifications. Subdivision 3 authorizes towns to designate certain low-volume roads as minimum maintenance roads and establishes the procedure to adopt such designation. Subdivision 4 sets out maintenance standards for minimum maintenance roads.
S1965 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1965 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GRIFFO, LARKIN, LITTLE, SEWARD -- 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 vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the maintenance, improvement and repair of certain town 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 205-c to read as follows: S 205-C. LOW VOLUME ROADS. 1. WHEN USED IN THIS SECTION, UNLESS OTHER- WISE EXPRESSLY STATED, OR UNLESS THE CONTEXT OR SUBJECT MATTER OTHERWISE REQUIRES, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: A. "LOW-VOLUME ROAD" SHALL MEAN A TOWN HIGHWAY OR PORTION THEREOF LOCATED IN A TOWN, WHEN SUCH HIGHWAY HAS AN AVERAGE DAILY TRAFFIC COUNT OF LESS THAN FOUR HUNDRED MOTOR VEHICLES PER DAY. SUCH TERM SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY HIGHWAY OR ROAD OR PORTION THEREOF WHICH HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN ABANDONED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE BECAUSE IT SHALL NOT HAVE BEEN USED OR TRAVELED AS A HIGHWAY FOR SIX YEARS. LOW VOLUME ROADS MAY BE CLASSIFIED AS FOLLOWS: (I) "LOW-VOLUME COLLECTOR ROAD" SHALL MEAN A LOW-VOLUME ROAD THAT COLLECTS TRAFFIC FROM ANY OTHER CLASSIFICATION AND CHANNELS IT TO A HIGHER LEVEL ROAD, SUCH AS A STATE HIGHWAY, ARTERIAL OR INTERSTATE HIGH- WAY. (II) "RESIDENTIAL ACCESS ROAD" SHALL MEAN A LOW-VOLUME ROAD THAT PROVIDES ACCESS TO RESIDENCES. THE TRAFFIC GENERATED DEPENDS ON THE NUMBER OF RESIDENCES. ALL YEAR ACCESS FOR EMERGENCY VEHICLES AND SCHOOL BUSES MUST BE PROVIDED. (III) "RESOURCE/INDUSTRIAL ACCESS ROAD" SHALL MEAN A LOW-VOLUME ROAD THAT PROVIDES ACCESS TO FORESTS OR INDUSTRIAL OR MINING OPERATIONS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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