senate Bill S5079

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation of a toll-free hotline and a website where motorists can report potholes

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • 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 (13)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2018 vetoed memo.353
Dec 18, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.829
substituted for a1992
Jun 11, 2018 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1664
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Mar 07, 2017 referred to transportation

S5079 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1992
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14, Transp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6727, A8878
2015-2016: S1466, A965
2019-2020: S4189, A3502
2021-2022: S3882, A4415

S5079 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a toll-free hotline and a website where motorists can report potholes.

S5079 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5079 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5079

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 7, 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 transportation law, in relation to the creation of a
  toll-free hotline and a website where motorists can report potholes

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

  Section 1. Section 14 of the transportation law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 36 to read as follows:
  36.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ESTABLISH  A TOLL-FREE TWENTY-FOUR HOUR
HOTLINE  AND  INTERACTIVE  WEBSITE  BY  WHICH  PERSONS  MAY  REPORT  THE
LOCATIONS  OF POTHOLES ON THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM INCLUDING THE THRUWAY
AND RECEIVE, AT SUCH PERSON'S REQUEST, NOTIFICATION WHEN REPAIRS TO  THE
REPORTED  POTHOLE  HAVE BEEN COMPLETED. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO POST
THE LOCATIONS OF EACH REPORTED POTHOLE ON SUCH INTERACTIVE WEBSITE UNTIL
SUCH TIME AS SUCH POTHOLE IS REPAIRED.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
necessary  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are
authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03379-01-7

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.