senate Bill S828

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of transportation and the thruway authority to establish a mileage-based exit numbering system

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2015 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 28, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 27, 2015 1st report cal.891
Mar 24, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 07, 2015 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 27, 2015 - Finance committee Vote

S828
25
6
committee
25
Aye
6
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 24, 2015 - Transportation committee Vote

S828
16
2
committee
16
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: Mar 24, 2015

nay (2)
aye wr (1)

S828 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7136
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add §332, Hway L; add §389, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S523
2011-2012: S2466, A8151
2013-2014: S1913, A6054
2017-2018: S6109, A3359
2019-2020: A6908

S828 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of transportation and the New York state thruway authority to implement a mileage-based exit numbering system along interstate highways located within the state.

S828 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S828 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   828

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the highway law  and  the  public  authorities  law,  in
  relation  to  establishing  a mileage-based numbering system for exits
  along interstate highways within the state

  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 332 to
read as follows:
  S 332. MILEAGE-BASED EXIT NUMBERS; INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS. 1. THE COMMIS-
SIONER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED, SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATIONS MADE
THEREFOR, TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PLAN TO CONVERT EXIT NUMBERS  ALONG
INTERSTATE  HIGHWAYS  LOCATED  WITHIN THIS STATE TO A MILEAGE-BASED EXIT
NUMBERING SYSTEM.  SUCH SYSTEM SHALL:
  (A) FOLLOW, AS CLOSELY AS IS PRACTICABLE, THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINIS-
TRATION INTERCHANGE EXIT NUMBERING  SYSTEM  OF  MILEAGE-BASED  REFERENCE
POST NUMBERING;
  (B) FOLLOW THE CONVENTION THAT SUCH MILEAGE-BASED EXIT NUMBERING SHALL
BEGIN  AT  THE  SOUTHERNMOST  OR WESTERNMOST TERMINUS OF SUCH INTERSTATE
HIGHWAY; AND
  (C) MINIMIZE COST BY USING EXISTING ROADSIDE AND  OVERHEAD  SIGNS  AND
ADD-ON PLATES TO DISPLAY NEW EXIT NUMBERS WHENEVER POSSIBLE.
  2.  FOR  A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF THE CONVER-
SION TO THE MILEAGE-BASED EXIT NUMBERING SYSTEM MADE  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SECTION,  THE  EXIT  NUMBER  OF EACH EXIT PRIOR TO SUCH CONVERSION SHALL
CONTINUE TO BE DISPLAYED AT EACH SUCH EXIT.
  3. THE MILEAGE-BASED EXIT NUMBERING SYSTEM SET FORTH IN  THIS  SECTION
SHALL BE COMPLETED ON OR BEFORE JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN.
  S 2. The public authorities law is amended by adding a new section 389
to read as follows:

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

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