senate Bill S2585A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the town of North Salem, in the county of Westchester, to establish maximum speed limits on town highways at less than the statutory limits

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2013 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Feb 22, 2013 print number 2585a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 22, 2013 referred to transportation

S2585 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6242
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1662-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6833

S2585 - Summary

Authorizes the town of New Salem, in the county of Westchester, to establish maximum speed limits on town highways at less than the statutory limits.

S2585 - Sponsor Memo

S2585 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2585

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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  authorizing
  the  town  of  North  Salem, in the county of Westchester, to regulate
  speed limits on town highways

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The opening paragraph of section 1662-a of the vehicle and
traffic law is designated subdivision 1 and a new subdivision 2 is added
to read as follows:
  2. THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NORTH SALEM, IN THE COUNTY  OF  WEST-
CHESTER,  MAY BY LOCAL LAW ESTABLISH MAXIMUM SPEED LIMITS AT WHICH VEHI-
CLES MAY PROCEED ON OR ALONG TOWN HIGHWAYS  IN  SUCH  TOWN,  OTHER  THAN
STATE OR COUNTY HIGHWAYS MAINTAINED BY THE STATE OR COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION, LOWER THAN THE FIFTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR STATUTORY MAXI-
MUM SPEED LIMIT.  NO SUCH SPEED LIMIT APPLICABLE ON OR ALONG SUCH DESIG-
NATED  HIGHWAYS WITHIN SUCH TOWN SHALL BE ESTABLISHED AT LESS THAN TWEN-
TY-FIVE  MILES  PER  HOUR,  EXCEPT  THAT  SCHOOL  SPEED  LIMITS  MAY  BE
ESTABLISHED  AT NOT LESS THAN FIFTEEN MILES PER HOUR, FOR A DISTANCE NOT
TO EXCEED ONE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED TWENTY FEET, ON A HIGHWAY PASSING A
SCHOOL BUILDING, ENTRANCE OR EXIT OF A SCHOOL ABUTTING ON THE HIGHWAY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07160-02-3

S2585A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6242
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1662-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6833

S2585A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the town of New Salem, in the county of Westchester, to establish maximum speed limits on town highways at less than the statutory limits.

S2585A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2585A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2585--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  authorizing
  the  town  of  North  Salem, in the county of Westchester, to regulate
  speed limits on town highways

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The opening paragraph of section 1662-a of the vehicle and
traffic law is designated subdivision 1 and a new subdivision 2 is added
to read as follows:
  2. THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NORTH SALEM, IN THE COUNTY  OF  WEST-
CHESTER,  MAY BY LOCAL LAW ESTABLISH MAXIMUM SPEED LIMITS AT WHICH VEHI-
CLES MAY PROCEED ON OR ALONG TOWN HIGHWAYS  IN  SUCH  TOWN,  OTHER  THAN
STATE OR COUNTY HIGHWAYS MAINTAINED BY THE STATE OR COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION, LOWER THAN THE FIFTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR STATUTORY MAXI-
MUM SPEED LIMIT.  NO SUCH SPEED LIMIT APPLICABLE ON OR ALONG SUCH DESIG-
NATED  HIGHWAYS WITHIN SUCH TOWN SHALL BE ESTABLISHED AT LESS THAN TWEN-
TY-FIVE  MILES  PER  HOUR,  EXCEPT  THAT  SCHOOL  SPEED  LIMITS  MAY  BE
ESTABLISHED  AT NOT LESS THAN FIFTEEN MILES PER HOUR, FOR A DISTANCE NOT
TO EXCEED ONE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED TWENTY FEET, ON A HIGHWAY PASSING A
SCHOOL BUILDING, ENTRANCE OR EXIT OF A SCHOOL ABUTTING ON THE HIGHWAY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07160-03-3

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