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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Apr 19, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S4716
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S4716 - Details
S4716 - Summary
Directs the New York state thruway authority to discontinue and remove the Yonkers toll plaza on the New York state thruway.
S4716 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4716 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to discontinuing the Yonkers toll plaza on the New York state thruway PURPOSE: To require the state Thruway Authority to remove the Yonkers Toll Plaza. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The public authorities law is amended by adding a new section 354 -a to read as follows: Yonkers toll plaza discontinued. The authority shall discontinue and remove the Yonkers Toll plaza on the New York State Thruway. JUSTIFICATION: The New York State Thruway Authority recently announced that the spring valley toll plaza will be discontinued. The stated reason for removing the plaza was that it caused traffic congestion. Nearly as many vehicles go through the Yonkers Toll plaza daily. In addition, the Governor plans to raise certain tolls on the Tappan Zee Bridge to make up for the loss of revenue from closing the toll plaza at Spring
S4716 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4716 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 19, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to discontinuing the Yonkers toll plaza on the New York state thruway THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public authorities law is amended by adding a new section 354-a to read as follows: S 354-A. YONKERS TOLL PLAZA DISCONTINUED. THE AUTHORITY SHALL DISCON- TINUE AND REMOVE THE YONKERS TOLL PLAZA ON THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY. S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03279-01-3
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