|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 06, 2013||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 05, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 04, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 28, 2013||1st report cal.133|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S736
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S736 - Details
S736 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S736 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing the department of environmental conservation to establish certain speed limits PURPOSE: Authorizes the Department of Environmental Conservation to establish certain speed limits. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends subdivision 5 of section 1630 of the vehicle and traffic law to allow the department of environmental conservation to establish certain speed limits. Section 2. Effective date. EXISTING LAW: Currently the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation, department of agriculture and markets, and the industrial exhibit authority have the explicit authority to set speed limits below 25 mph. JUSTIFICATION:
S736 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 736 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FUSCHILLO -- 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 department of environmental conservation to establish certain speed limits THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 1630 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 563 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows: 5. Establishment of maximum and minimum speed limits at which vehicles may proceed on or along such highways. No such maximum speed limit shall be established at less than twenty-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, and except that, with respect to bridge and elevated structures that are a part of any such highway, a lower maximum speed limit may be established if it is determined that such lower maximum speed limit is the maximum speed limit which may be main- tained without structural damage to such bridge or structure, and except that, with respect to any highway under the jurisdiction of the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation, other than a parkway as defined in subdivision seventeen of section 1.03 of the parks, recre- ation and historic preservation law, the department of agriculture and markets, THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, or the industrial exhibit authority, a maximum speed limit of not less than ten miles per hour may be established on any portion thereof, if it is determined that such lower maximum speed limit is necessary to assure the safety of the public, and except that, with respect to any highway having toll plazas, a maximum speed limit of not less than five miles per hour may be estab- lished for passage through such toll plazas. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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