assembly Bill A6761A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the New York state department of transportation to conduct a study to evaluate the configuration and signage of entrance and exit ramps on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 07, 2018 signed chap.361
Nov 26, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 06, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1543
substituted for s3137a
Jun 04, 2018 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 31, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.993
May 30, 2018 reported
May 09, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 24, 2018 print number 6761a
Apr 24, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Mar 17, 2017 referred to transportation

A6761 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3137
Law Section:
Transportation
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A6327, S6375

A6761 - Summary

Requires the New York state department of transportation to conduct a study to evaluate the configuration and signage of entrance and exit ramps on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties to determine whether adequate safety measures exist to prevent collisions and the instance of wrong way drivers.

A6761 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6761

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SOLAGES -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Transportation

AN ACT to require the New York state department  of  transportation,  in
  consultation  with  the  department  of motor vehicles, the governor's
  traffic safety committee, local police agencies, local  transportation
  entities  in  Nassau  and  Suffolk  to conduct a study to evaluate the
  configuration of entrance and exit ramps, and signage at entrance ways
  and exits on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties
  to determine whether adequate safety measures exist to prevent  colli-
  sions and the instance of wrong way drivers

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

  Section 1. The department of transportation, in consultation with  the
department  of  motor vehicles, the governor's traffic safety committee,
local police agencies,  local  transportation  entities  in  Nassau  and
Suffolk counties, local government stakeholders, and any other agency or
group the department of transportation deems necessary to enlist the aid
of,  shall conduct a study to evaluate the configuration of entrance and
exit ramps, and signage at entrance ways and exits on the Southern State
Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties  to  determine  whether  adequate
safety  measures  exist to prevent collisions and the instances of wrong
way drivers. Such study shall include, but not be limited to, design and
safety of the configuration of entrance and exit ramps and the feasibil-
ity of implementing design changes to increase  safety  and  reduce  the
likelihood of collisions and wrong way driving; and the design and level
of  safety  of  the  signage  located at entrance ways and exits and the
feasibility of implementing signage design changes  to  increase  driver
visibility  of such signage and reduce the likelihood of a collision and
wrong way driving; and federal  funding  available  for  highway  safety
improvement  projects. The department of transportation is authorized to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04675-01-7

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A6761A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3137
Law Section:
Transportation
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A6327, S6375

A6761A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the New York state department of transportation to conduct a study to evaluate the configuration and signage of entrance and exit ramps on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties to determine whether adequate safety measures exist to prevent collisions and the instance of wrong way drivers.

A6761A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6761--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 17, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to require the New York state  department  of  transportation  to
  conduct  a study to evaluate the configuration and signage of entrance
  and exit ramps on the Southern State Parkway  in  Nassau  and  Suffolk
  counties  to  determine  whether  adequate  safety  measures  exist to
  prevent collisions and the instance of wrong way drivers

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

  Section  1.  The  department  of transportation shall, in consultation
with the department of motor vehicles,  the  governor's  traffic  safety
committee,  the  division  of state police, local police agencies, local
governments, and any other department, division, board, bureau,  commis-
sion,  agency or public authority of the state or any political subdivi-
sion thereof deemed necessary by  the  commissioner  of  transportation,
conduct  a  study  to evaluate the configuration and signage of entrance
and exit ramps on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk coun-
ties to review incidents of collisions and wrong  way  driving  on  such
Parkway  and to determine the feasibility of improvements to reduce such
collisions and instances of wrong way driving. Such study shall include,
but not be limited  to,  design  and  safety  of  the  configuration  of
entrance  and  exit  ramps  and  the  feasibility of implementing design
changes to increase safety and reduce the likelihood of  collisions  and
wrong way driving; the design and level of safety of the signage located
at entrance and exit ramps of such Parkway and the feasibility of imple-
menting  signage  design  changes  to  increase  the  visibility of such
signage to drivers and reduce the likelihood of collisions and wrong way

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04675-02-8

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