senate Bill S2626

2017-2018 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

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (12)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2018 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
ordered to third reading cal.1538
Jun 05, 2018 committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to local government
Jun 21, 2017 committed to rules
May 15, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2017 1st report cal.784
Jan 13, 2017 referred to local government

Votes

view votes

Jun 5, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S2626
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Rules committee vote details

May 9, 2017 - Local Government committee Vote

S2626
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Local Government committee vote details

Local Government Committee Vote: May 9, 2017

S2626 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6184
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Suffolk County
Laws Affected:
Amd §1, Chap 399 of 2008
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4577, A7372
2015-2016: S4485, A6353
2019-2020: S3329, A5806

S2626 (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.

S2626 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2626 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2626

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

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:
  §  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.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.