senate Bill S4613A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to school zone speed limits and signage and other traffic calming devices

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 19, 2014 print number 4613a
Feb 19, 2014 amend and recommit to cities
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Apr 15, 2013 referred to cities

S4613 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8499
Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§19-177 & 19-183, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3372, A9676
2017-2018: S1634, A356
2019-2020: S4120, A226

S4613 - Summary

Relates to school zone, senior center, park, playground and hospital speed limits; requires signage and other traffic calming devices in such speed zones.

S4613 - Sponsor Memo

S4613 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4613

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation  to  school  zone  speed limits and signage and other traffic
  calming devices

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

  Section  1. Subdivision a of section 19-177 of the administrative code
of the city of New York, as added by local law number 6 of the  city  of
New  York for the year 1996, is amended and a new subdivision d is added
to read as follows:
  a. The official speed limit for a vehicle in  the  city  of  New  York
shall  be  thirty 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,
OR except where an official sign indicates that a different speed  limit
is in effect.
  D.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL POST AT EACH PUBLIC AND NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL,
SCHOOL ZONE SPEED LIMIT SIGNS.  NO PERSON SHALL DRIVE IN EXCESS OF  SUCH
MAXIMUM SCHOOL SPEED LIMITS DURING:
  1. SCHOOL DAYS AT TIMES INDICATED ON THE SCHOOL ZONE SPEED LIMIT SIGN,
PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT SUCH TIMES SHALL BE BETWEEN THE HOURS OF SEVEN
O'CLOCK A.M. AND SIX O'CLOCK  P.M.  OR  ALTERNATIVE  TIMES  WITHIN  SUCH
HOURS; OR
  2.  A  PERIOD WHEN THE BEACONS ATTACHED TO THE SCHOOL ZONE SPEED LIMIT
SIGN ARE FLASHING AND SUCH SIGN IS EQUIPPED WITH A NOTICE THAT INDICATES
THAT THE SCHOOL ZONE SPEED LIMIT IS IN  EFFECT  WHEN  SUCH  BEACONS  ARE
FLASHING,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER, THAT SUCH BEACONS SHALL ONLY FLASH DURING
STUDENT ACTIVITIES AT THE SCHOOL AND UP TO  THIRTY  MINUTES  IMMEDIATELY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10132-02-3

S4613A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8499
Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§19-177 & 19-183, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3372, A9676
2017-2018: S1634, A356
2019-2020: S4120, A226

S4613A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to school zone, senior center, park, playground and hospital speed limits; requires signage and other traffic calming devices in such speed zones.

S4613A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4613A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4613--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Cities in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
  relation to school zone speed limits and  signage  and  other  traffic
  calming devices

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 19-177 of the administrative  code
of  the  city of New York, as added by local law number 6 of the city of
New York for the year 1996, is amended and five new subdivisions  d,  e,
f, g, and h are added to read as follows:
  a.  The  official  speed  limit  for a vehicle in the city of New York
shall be thirty miles per hour EXCEPT THAT:
  1. 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 OR AT AN ENTRANCE  OR
EXIT OF A SCHOOL ABUTTING A HIGHWAY;
  2.  SENIOR  CENTER  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 SENIOR CENTER BUILDING OR THE
ENTRANCE  OR EXIT OF A SENIOR CENTER ABUTTING A HIGHWAY. FOR PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, THE TERM "SENIOR CENTER" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS IN
SECTION 21-201 OF THIS CODE;
  3. PARK 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 PARK OR AT AN ENTRANCE OR EXIT OF A PARK
ABUTTING A HIGHWAY. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS  SECTION  THE  TERM  "PARK"
SHALL  MEAN  ANY  BUILDING,  STRUCTURE,  PLAYING FIELD OR LAND CONTAINED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10132-08-4

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