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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 18, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S2527
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S2527 - Details
S2527 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2527 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to renaming the bridges of the state highway system after New York state's medal of honor recipients PURPOSE: To honor New York's medal of honor recipients by ceremoniously naming our state highway bridges for them. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 10 of the highway law to put in place a plan to ceremoniously rename the state's highway bridges after its medal of honor recipients. Section 2 provides the effective date the legislation. JUSTIFICATION: The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States. The Medal is usually presented to its recipient by the President of the United States of America in the name of Congress.
S2527 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2527 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 18, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, BOYLE, DeFRANCISCO, HASSELL-THOMPSON, LARKIN, LAVALLE, LIBOUS, MARCHIONE, MAZIARZ, SEWARD -- 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 renaming the bridges of the state highway system after New York state's medal of honor recipi- ents THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 10 of the highway law is amended by adding a new subdivision 47 to read as follows: 47. CREATE AND IMPLEMENT A PLAN TO RENAME THE BRIDGES OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM AFTER NEW YORK STATE'S MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS. SUCH PLAN SHALL (A) REQUIRE THAT THE BRIDGES TO BE RENAMED BE AS CLOSE TO THE RECIPIENTS' HOMES AS FEASIBLE AND (B) PROVIDE FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ADEQUATE SIGNAGE PURSUANT TO A SCHEDULE FOR THE PLACEMENT OF SIGNS TO BE ESTABLISHED CONSIDERING EXISTING SIGNS THAT NEED REPLAC- ING. HOWEVER, TO AVOID CONFUSION AND TO LIMIT ANY POSSIBLE DISRUPTION OF COMMERCE, THE DESIGNATION CALLED FOR PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE ONE OF CEREMONIAL NATURE AND THE OFFICIAL NAME OF SUCH BRIDGE SHALL NOT BE CHANGED AS A RESULT OF THIS ACT. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06544-01-3
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