senate Bill S4485

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires department of transportation to defer to the town board of the town of Riverhead, requests for speed limit changes on town highways

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 03, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Apr 11, 2016 advanced to third reading
Apr 06, 2016 2nd report cal.
Apr 05, 2016 1st report cal.526
Jan 06, 2016 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 01, 2015 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
May 18, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 13, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 12, 2015 1st report cal.616
Mar 24, 2015 referred to local government

Votes

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Apr 5, 2016 - Local Government committee Vote

S4485
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committee
8
Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Apr 5, 2016

excused (1)

May 12, 2015 - Local Government committee Vote

S4485
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 12, 2015

aye wr (1)

S4485 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6353
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Suffolk County
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1, Chap 399 of 2008
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4577, A7372
2017-2018: S2626, A6184
2019-2020: S3329, A5806

S4485 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires department of transportation to defer to the town board of the town of Riverhead, requests for speed limit changes on town highways.

S4485 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4485 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4485

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend chapter 399 of the  laws  of  2008  relating  to  giving
  certain  Westchester county town boards the discretion to change speed
  limits, in relation to giving the town board of the town of Riverhead,
  county of Suffolk, the discretion to change speed limits

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

  Section  1.  The  opening  paragraph  of subdivision 1 of section 1 of
chapter 399 of the laws of 2008 relating to giving  certain  Westchester
county  town boards the discretion to change speed limits, is amended to
read as follows:
  Notwithstanding the provisions of section sixteen  hundred  twenty-two
of  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law,  in lieu of making a request of the
department of transportation pursuant to such section, the  town  boards
of  the towns of Bedford, Lewisboro, North Castle and Pound Ridge in the
county of Westchester, AND THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN  OF  RIVERHEAD  IN
THE  COUNTY  OF  SUFFOLK,  with respect to town highways which have been
functionally classified by the department  of  transportation  as  local
roads on official functional classification maps approved by the federal
highway  administration pursuant to part 470.105 of title 23 of the code
of federal regulations, as amended from time  to  time,  and  which  are
outside of cities and villages, may by local law, ordinance, order, rule
or regulation:
  S  2.  Subdivision  4  of section 1 of chapter 399 of the laws of 2008
relating to giving certain Westchester county town boards the discretion
to change speed limits, is amended to read as follows:
  4. Nothing contained in this act shall be deemed to alter the authori-
ty of the department of transportation to establish maximum speed limits
at the request of the town boards of the towns  of  Bedford,  Lewisboro,
North  Castle and Pound Ridge in the county of Westchester, AND THE TOWN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09924-01-5

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