senate Bill S1980

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Creates a state trooper highway memorial task force to provide for the recognition of members of the division of state police who have died in the line of duty

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2018 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 31, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2018 1st report cal.1295
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 09, 2017 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 24, 2017 advanced to third reading
Apr 09, 2017 2nd report cal.
Apr 04, 2017 1st report cal.537
Jan 11, 2017 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 22, 2018 - Transportation committee Vote

S1980
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 4, 2017 - Transportation committee Vote

S1980
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1980 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6944
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add §340-e, Hway L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S437, A4187
2013-2014: S6719, A8847
2011-2012: S698, A1105
2009-2010: S1249, A3183

S1980 - Summary

Creates a state trooper highway memorial task force to develop and establish guidelines for recognition of members of the division of state police who have died in the line of duty; provides such recognition shall be by means of dedicating a portion of the state highway system, or the placement of a memorial plaque or marker along a state highway.

S1980 - Sponsor Memo

S1980 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1980

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GALLIVAN, LARKIN, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation

AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to creating a state trooper
  highway memorial task force

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

  Section 1. Legislative intent. It is the intent of the legislature  to
provide  a  mechanism  to  enhance recognition for fallen members of the
state police who have given the ultimate sacrifice in the line of  duty.
It  shall be the charge of the task force created by this act to develop
a procedure for recognition of these dedicated men and  women.  Further-
more,  this  act  is  intended  to define safe and acceptable methods of
placing memorials along the highways of this  state  that  appropriately
pay tribute to their service and preserve their memory forever.
  S  2. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 340-e to read
as follows:
  S 340-E. STATE TROOPER HIGHWAY  MEMORIAL  TASK  FORCE.  1.  THE  STATE
TROOPER HIGHWAY MEMORIAL TASK FORCE IS HEREBY CREATED TO BE COMPRISED OF
THE  COMMISSIONER  OR  HIS  OR HER DESIGNEE, THE SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE
POLICE OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE, AND A MEMBER  OF  THE  POLICE  BENEVOLENT
ASSOCIATION OF THE NEW YORK STATE TROOPERS, INC.
  2.  WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE TASK
FORCE SHALL DEVELOP AND ESTABLISH GUIDELINES FOR RECOGNITION OF  MEMBERS
OF  THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE WHO HAVE DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. SUCH
RECOGNITION MAY BE IN THE FORM OF THE DEDICATION OF A PORTION OF A STATE
HIGHWAY AND/OR THE PLACEMENT OF A MEMORIAL  PLAQUE  OR  MARKER  ALONG  A
STATE  HIGHWAY.  ANY  PLACEMENT  OF  A MEMORIAL PLAQUE OR MARKER ALONG A
STATE HIGHWAY SHALL BE APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO ENSURE  THE  SAFE
AND EFFECTIVE TRAFFIC FLOW ALONG HIGHWAYS IN THIS STATE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00177-01-7

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