assembly Bill A3745

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Changes the official name of the Staten Island Expressway to the POW-MIA Memorial Highway

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.


view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 29, 2013 referred to transportation


A3745 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
State Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §121, State L; amd §§340-a, 343-a & 349-f, Hway L; amd §§3-202 & 11-243, NYC Ad Cd

A3745 - Summary

Changes the official name of the Staten Island Expressway to the "POW-MIA Memorial Highway".

A3745 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2013

Introduced by M. of A. CUSICK -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN  ACT  to  amend the state law, the highway law and the administrative
  code of the city of New York in relation to renaming the Staten Island
  Expressway the "POW-MIA Memorial Highway"


  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the official
name of all that portion of the state highway system located in Richmond
county  constituting  route  440  from Outerbridge Crossing to route 278
(West Shore Expressway) and route 278 from the Goethals  bridge  to  the
Verrazano-Narrows   bridge  (Staten  Island  Expressway)  shall  be  the
"POW-MIA Memorial Highway", as such highway  is  designated  in  section
343-h of the highway law.
  S  2. Subdivisions 63 and 64 of section 121 of the state law, as added
by chapter 16 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows:
  63. Sixty-third district. In the county of Richmond, that part of  the
borough of Staten Island bounded by a line described as follows:  Begin-
ning at the point where the New York/New Jersey border intersects with a
line extended northwesterly from Harbor Road, thence southeasterly along
said  line  to  Harbor  Road, thence southerly along said road to Forest
Avenue, thence easterly along said avenue to Summerfield  Place,  thence
southerly  along  said  place  to Francesca Lane, thence southerly along
said lane to Ludwig Lane, thence easterly along  said  lane  to  a  line
extended  westerly  from  Baron  Hirch Cemetery Pathway, thence easterly
along said line to said pathway, thence southeasterly along said pathway
to Richmond Avenue,  thence  southwesterly  along  said  avenue  to  the
[Staten Island Expressway] POW-MIA MEMORIAL HIGHWAY, thence southeaster-
ly   along  said  [expressway]  HIGHWAY  to  Victory  Boulevard,  thence
northeasterly along said boulevard to Woolley Avenue,  thence  northerly
along said avenue to Delmore Street, thence easterly along said street a

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


Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.