senate Bill S1801

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enables safe access to public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design principles

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jan 11, 2017 referred to transportation


S1801 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §331, Hway L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6340, A8433
2015-2016: S764, A451
2019-2020: S1549, A6029
2021-2022: S5130

S1801 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enables safe access to public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design principles.

S1801 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1801 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2017

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 enabling safe access  to
  public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design princi-


  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 331 of the highway law, as added
by chapter 398 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) For all state, county and local transportation projects  that  are
undertaken  by  the department or receive both federal and state funding
and are subject to department of transportation oversight,  the  depart-
ment  or  agency with jurisdiction over such projects shall consider the
convenient access and mobility on the road network by all users  of  all
ages, including motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and public transpor-
tation  users  through the use of complete street design features in the
planning, design, construction, reconstruction and rehabilitation,  [but
not  including  resurfacing,  maintenance, or pavement recycling of such
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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