senate Bill S2926

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes the villages of Sag Harbor and East Hampton, county of Suffolk, to reduce speed limits in certain cases

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 14, 2016 signed chap.426
Nov 02, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.435
substituted for a4264b
referred to transportation
returned to assembly
repassed senate
home rule request
Jun 06, 2016 amended on third reading (t) 2926b
May 16, 2016 amended on third reading (t) 2926a
May 16, 2016 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 10, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Feb 25, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 24, 2016 2nd report cal.
Feb 09, 2016 1st report cal.169
Jan 06, 2016 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 27, 2015 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Mar 19, 2015 advanced to third reading
Mar 18, 2015 2nd report cal.
Mar 17, 2015 1st report cal.258
Jan 30, 2015 referred to local government

Votes

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Feb 9, 2016 - Local Government committee Vote

S2926
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2016

Mar 17, 2015 - Local Government committee Vote

S2926
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Mar 17, 2015

S2926 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4264
Law Section:
Suffolk County

S2926 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the villages of Sag Harbor and East Hampton, county of Suffolk, to reduce speed limits in certain cases.

S2926 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2926 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2926                                                  A. 4264

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment

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

AN ACT in relation to authorizing the villages of Sag  Harbor  and  East
  Hampton,  county  of  Suffolk,  to  reduce the speed limits in certain
  cases

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding  any law to the contrary, the villages of
Sag Harbor and East Hampton, county of Suffolk are hereby authorized and
empowered to lower the speed limit in such villages  to  not  less  than
twenty  miles  per  hour, provided that the village board of trustees of
each such village makes a written determination that the  implementation
of  traffic  calming  measures  as  such  term is defined herein are not
feasible on a particular designated highway within the village. For  the
purposes of this act, "traffic calming measures" shall mean any physical
engineering  measure  or  measures  that  reduce the negative effects of
motor vehicle use, alter driver  behavior  and  improve  conditions  for
non-motorized street users such as pedestrians and bicyclists.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07097-01-5

S2926A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4264
Law Section:
Suffolk County

S2926A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the villages of Sag Harbor and East Hampton, county of Suffolk, to reduce speed limits in certain cases.

S2926A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2926A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2926--A                                            A. 4264--A
    Cal. No. 169

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment -- recommitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance
  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third reading, passed
  by Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,
  restored  to  third  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once  and  referred
  to  the Committee on Transportation -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Transportation in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT amending the vehicle and traffic law in relation  to  authorizing
  the  villages  of  Sag  Harbor and East Hampton, county of Suffolk, to
  reduce the speed limits in certain cases

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

  Section  1. Section 1643 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by
chapter 412 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1643. Speed limits on highways in cities and villages. The  legisla-
tive  body  of  any city or village with respect to highways (which term
for the purposes of this section shall include  private  roads  open  to
public  motor vehicle traffic) in such city or village, other than state
highways maintained by the state on which the department of  transporta-
tion shall have established higher or lower speed limits than the statu-
tory  fifty-five  miles  per  hour  speed  limit  as provided in section
sixteen hundred twenty of this title, or  on  which  the  department  of
transportation shall have designated that such city or village shall not
establish any maximum speed limit as provided in section sixteen hundred

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

S2926B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4264
Law Section:
Suffolk County

S2926B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the villages of Sag Harbor and East Hampton, county of Suffolk, to reduce speed limits in certain cases.

S2926B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2926B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2926--B                                            A. 4264--B
    Cal. No. 169

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment -- recommitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance
  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third reading, passed
  by Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,
  restored  to  third  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading -- again amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Transportation -- recommitted to the Committee  on
  Transportation in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  -- again reported from said committee with amend-
  ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT authorizing the villages of East Hampton and Sag Harbor to reduce
  the maximum speed limit  along  certain  designated  streets  in  such
  villages to not less than 20 miles per hour

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any general, special or local law  or  code
to  the  contrary,  the  village board of the village of East Hampton in
Suffolk county, subject to the limitations imposed by sections 1624  and
1684 of the vehicle and traffic law, may by local law, ordinance, order,
rule or regulation establish maximum speed limits at not less than twen-
ty  miles  per  hour on any portion of the following streets within such
village: King Street, McGuirk Street, Middle Lane, Mill  Hill  Lane  and
Meadow Way.
  S  2. Notwithstanding any general, special or local law or code to the
contrary, the village board of the village  of  Sag  Harbor  in  Suffolk

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

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