Senate Bill S389

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the development of a program addressing the problem of wrong way drivers on New York interstate highways

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-S389 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7081
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add §67, Hway L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S8480
2011-2012: S938, A4790
2013-2014: S1500, A7185
2017-2018: S1309, A6363
2019-2020: S4145, A7932
2021-2022: S982

2015-S389 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of the department of transportation in consultation with the department of motor vehicles to develop a program addressing the problem of wrong way drivers on New York interstate highways.

2015-S389 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S389 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   389

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- 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 requiring  the  develop-
  ment  of  a program addressing the problem of wrong way drivers on New
  York interstate highways

  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 67 to
read as follows:
  S 67. WRONG WAY DRIVER PROGRAM. 1. WITHIN ONE YEAR  OF  THE  EFFECTIVE
DATE  OF  THIS SECTION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT  OF  MOTOR  VEHICLES,  DEVELOP  A  PROGRAM  TO
ADDRESS  THE  PROBLEM  OF WRONG WAY DRIVERS ON NEW YORK INTERSTATE HIGH-
WAYS.
  2. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL:
  A. INVESTIGATE POSSIBLE REASONS FOR THE PROBLEM OF WRONG  WAY  DRIVERS
ON NEW YORK INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS;
  B. ASSESS WHAT OTHER STATES HAVE DONE TO ADDRESS THIS PROBLEM;
  C. SET FORTH POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEM; AND
  D.  IMPLEMENT  MEASURES  TO REDUCE THE PROBLEM OF WRONG WAY DRIVERS ON
NEW YORK INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02383-01-5


              

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