|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 11, 2016||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S7239
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
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S7239 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7239 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7239 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the highway law, in relation to providing notice to school districts of certain construction projects PURPOSE : To require the written notification to a school district 30 days prior to the commencement of a construction project that may disrupt the traffic to and from a school. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1. Section 102 of the highway law is amended by adding a new subdivision 19 to require the written notice to a school district in regard to the construction of a building, alteration, or extension of a highway, sidewalk or appurtenance. JUSTIFICATION : There have been complaints by school districts that roadways and sidewalks outside of school buildings have been dug to install gas lines or piping which has caused hazardous conditions for the students, teachers and staff to enter and exit the school buildings.
S7239 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7239 I N S E N A T E April 11, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 providing notice to school districts of certain construction projects THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 102 of the highway law is amended by adding a new subdivision 19 to read as follows: 19. A. FURNISH WRITTEN NOTICE TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT THIRTY DAYS PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF A CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UNDERTAKEN WITHIN A THREE HUNDRED FOOT RADIUS OF ANY BUILDING OF SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT. NO WRITTEN NOTICE SHALL BE REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION WHEN THE COMMENCE- MENT OF A CONSTRUCTION PROJECT IS IN RESPONSE TO AN EMERGENCY. B. (I) THE TERM "CONSTRUCTION" AS USED IN THIS SUBDIVISION MEANS THE ERECTION, BUILDING, OR SUBSTANTIAL ACQUISITION, ALTERATION, RECON- STRUCTION, IMPROVEMENT, EXTENSION OR MODIFICATION OF A HIGHWAY, SIDEWALK OR APPURTENANCE THEREOF. (II) THE TERM "EMERGENCY" AS USED IN THIS SUBDIVISION MEANS A SITU- ATION INVOLVING DANGER TO LIFE, SAFETY OR PROPERTY WHICH REQUIRES IMME- DIATE ACTION, IS ESSENTIAL TO EFFICIENT OPERATION OR THE ADEQUATE PROVISION OF SERVICE BY A MUNICIPALITY, SCHOOL DISTRICT OR THE STATE, AND IS A DIRECT CONSEQUENCE OF AN ACCIDENT OR OTHER UNFORESEEN CIRCUM- STANCE. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14230-02-6
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