assembly Bill A226

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to school zone speed limits and signage and other traffic calming devices

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2019 referred to transportation

A226 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4120
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §19-177, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8499, S4613
2015-2016: A9676, S3372
2017-2018: A356, S1634
2021-2022: A553, S34

A226 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to school zone speed limits; requires signage and other traffic calming devices in such speed zones.

A226 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   226

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BRAUNSTEIN  -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation to signage in school speed zones

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision  e  of  section  19-177  of  the
administrative  code  of  the  city  of  New York, as added by local law
number 24 of the city of New York for the year 2014, is amended to  read
as follows:
  (1)  Except  as  provided  in  paragraph  two of this subdivision, the
commissioner shall establish speed limits of not less than  fifteen  nor
more  than twenty miles per hour at fifty school locations annually, for
a distance not to exceed one thousand  three  hundred  twenty  feet,  on
highways passing any school building, entrance or exit of a school abut-
ting  on  the  highway.  FOR  SCHOOL YEARS BEGINNING ON AND AFTER AUGUST
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, TWENTY PERCENT OF THE SCHOOL LOCATIONS  THAT
HAVE  BEEN  SELECTED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL HAVE OFFICIAL
SIGNS POSTED THAT INCLUDE THE REDUCED SPEED LIMIT, FLASHING BEACONS, AND
A NOTICE THAT THE REDUCED SPEED LIMIT IS IN EFFECT WHEN SUCH BEACONS ARE
FLASHING. THE NUMBER OF SCHOOL LOCATIONS AT WHICH SUCH  SIGNS  SHALL  BE
POSTED  SHALL  INCREASE BY TWENTY PERCENT EACH YEAR. SUCH SIGNS SHALL BE
POSTED NO LATER THAN THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR SUCH YEAR. For purposes
of this subdivision, the term "school" shall have the same meaning as in
section 19-189 of this title.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02663-01-9