assembly Bill A7242A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

In relation to maintaining bridges over the canal system in a manner to not impede commercial motor vehicles

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jun 02, 2015 print number 7242a
Jun 02, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Apr 29, 2015 referred to transportation

A7242 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2658
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Canal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §62, Can L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7166, S695
2019-2020: A3222, S125

A7242 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to maintaining bridges over the canal system in a manner to not impede commercial motor vehicles.

A7242 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7242

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Transportation

AN  ACT  to amend the canal law, in relation to maintaining bridges in a
  manner to not impede commerce, transportation of students, or agricul-
  ture

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section 62 of the canal law, as amended by chapter 335 of
the laws of 2001, is amended to read as follows:
  S 62. Maintenance by state of certain bridges over the  canal  system.
All highway or pedestrian, lift or movable bridges over the canal system
other  than  highway bridges connecting parts of a state highway hereto-
fore constructed as a part of  the  barge  canal  improvement  shall  be
reconstructed,  improved,  maintained and repaired at the expense of the
state, [if in the opinion of the  commissioner  of  transportation,  the
public  convenience  requires  such  bridges  to  be maintained where no
alternate crossing has been provided] IN A MANNER SO AS  NOT  TO  IMPEDE
COMMERCE,  TRANSPORTATION OF STUDENTS, OR AGRICULTURE.  In the event the
commissioner of transportation determines that any  such  bridge  is  no
longer  required  for the convenience of the public, he shall have power
to close, remove or relocate such bridge, PROVIDED AT LEAST  ONE  PUBLIC
HEARING  SHALL  BE  CONDUCTED  IN THE COMMUNITY OR COMMUNITIES WHERE THE
BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED OR REMOVED IS LOCATED.  The commissioner  of  trans-
portation  shall  have  the  supervision  and  direction  of such recon-
struction, improvement, maintenance, repair, closing, removing or  relo-
cation.  All  bridges  over  the  canal system other than lift, movable,
pedestrian or state highway bridges heretofore constructed  as  part  of
the barge canal improvement shall be reconstructed, improved, maintained
and  repaired  at  the  expense  of  the state under the supervision and
direction of the commissioner of transportation, if, in his opinion, the
public convenience requires that each such bridge shall be continued  as

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08235-01-5

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A7242A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2658
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Canal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §62, Can L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7166, S695
2019-2020: A3222, S125

A7242A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to maintaining bridges over the canal system in a manner to not impede commercial motor vehicles.

A7242A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7242--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on  Transportation -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the canal law, in relation to maintaining bridges  in  a
  manner to not impede commercial motor vehicles

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 62 of the canal law, as amended by chapter  335  of
the laws of 2001, is amended to read as follows:
  S  62.  Maintenance by state of certain bridges over the canal system.
All highway or pedestrian, lift or movable bridges over the canal system
other than highway bridges connecting parts of a state  highway  hereto-
fore  constructed  as  a  part  of  the barge canal improvement shall be
reconstructed, improved, maintained and repaired at the expense  of  the
state,  [if  in  the  opinion of the commissioner of transportation, the
public convenience requires such  bridges  to  be  maintained  where  no
alternate  crossing  has  been provided] IN A MANNER SO AS NOT TO IMPEDE
COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION  FOUR-A  OF  SECTION
TWO  OF THE TRANSPORTATION LAW.  In the event the commissioner of trans-
portation determines that any such bridge is no longer required for  the
convenience of the public, he shall have power to close, remove or relo-
cate  such  bridge,  PROVIDED  AT  LEAST  ONE  PUBLIC  HEARING  SHALL BE
CONDUCTED IN THE COMMUNITY OR COMMUNITIES WHERE THE BRIDGE TO BE  CLOSED
OR  REMOVED  IS LOCATED.   The commissioner of transportation shall have
the supervision and direction of such reconstruction, improvement, main-
tenance, repair, closing, removing or relocation. All bridges  over  the
canal  system  other  than  lift,  movable,  pedestrian or state highway
bridges heretofore constructed as part of the  barge  canal  improvement
shall be reconstructed, improved, maintained and repaired at the expense
of  the state under the supervision and direction of the commissioner of
transportation, if, in his opinion, the public convenience requires that

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08235-05-5

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