senate Bill S6828

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Designates a portion of the state highway system in the hamlet of Bay Shore, county of Suffolk, as the "Corey J. Swinson Memorial Bridge"

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 01, 2014 signed chap.195
Jul 31, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.171
substituted for a8753
May 20, 2014 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.518
Mar 14, 2014 referred to transportation

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S6828 - Bill Details

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A8753
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง343-cc, Hway L

S6828 - Bill Texts

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Designates a portion of the state highway system in the hamlet of Bay Shore, county of Suffolk, as the "Corey J. Swinson Memorial Bridge".

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BILL NUMBER:S6828

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to
designating a portion of the state highway system in the hamlet of Bay
Shore, county of Suffolk, as the "Corey J. Swinson Memorial Bridge"

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:

Designates the bridge on County Road 13 which crosses the Sunrise
highway in the hamlet of Bay Shore, county of Suffolk, the "Corey J.
Swinson Memorial Bridge".

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Amends the highway law by adding a new section 343-cc to ensure the
foregoing.

JUSTIFICATION:

The intention of this bill is to designate the bridge on County Road
13 which crosses over Sunrise Highway in Bay Shore, New York as the
"Corey J. Swinson Memorial Bridge". Corey Swinson was a native son of
Bay Shore who became an NFL football star. After his career in the
NFL, Corey J. Swinson returned home to Bay Shore to volunteer and make
a difference in the lives of local young people. He coached a youth
football league, worked as security director for the Bay Shore
district and later went on to become director of school safety and
security for Copiague public schools.

Swinson attended Hampton University in Virginia where he studied
social work and played football. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins
in 1995 and spent that season with the St. Louis Rams as a defensive
tackle. Corey J. Swinson died of natural causes on September 10, 2013.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

Minimal to the state, whose only obligation is for the State
Department of Transportation to provide for the installation and
maintenance of signage for state highway.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.

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

                                  6828

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- 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 designating a portion of
  the state highway system  in  the  hamlet  of  Bay  Shore,  county  of
  Suffolk, as the "Corey J. Swinson Memorial Bridge"

  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  343-cc
to read as follows:
  S  343-CC. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"COREY J. SWINSON MEMORIAL BRIDGE". THE BRIDGE ON COUNTY ROAD  13  WHICH
CROSSES  THE  SUNRISE  HIGHWAY  IN  THE  HAMLET  OF BAY SHORE, COUNTY OF
SUFFOLK, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "COREY J. SWINSON MEMORIAL
BRIDGE".
  S 2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the  instal-
lation  and  maintenance of adequate signing of the state highway system
as designated pursuant to section one of this  act;  provided  that,  to
avoid  any  confusion  and to limit any possible disruption of commerce,
the designation called for pursuant to section one of this act shall  be
one  of ceremonial nature and the official name of such bridge shall not
be changed as a result of this act.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11963-01-3

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