Assembly Bill A4911

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Changes the official name of the Staten Island Expressway to the POW-MIA Memorial Highway

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee

  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2019-A4911 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
State Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §121, State L; amd §§340-a, 343-a & 349-f, Hway L; amd §§3-202 & 11-243, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A3745, S4971
2015-2016: A4377, S2681
2017-2018: A6209, S4629
2021-2022: A5757, S4915
2023-2024: A4730, S4187

2019-A4911 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Changes the official name of the Staten Island Expressway to the "POW-MIA Memorial Highway".

2019-A4911 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             February 5, 2019
 Introduced by M. of A. CUSICK -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Transportation
 AN  ACT  to  amend the state law, the highway law and the administrative
   code of the city of New York in relation to renaming the Staten Island
   Expressway the "POW-MIA Memorial Highway"

   Section 1. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the official
 name of all that portion of the state highway system located in Richmond
 county  constituting  route  440  from Outerbridge Crossing to route 278
 (West Shore Expressway) and route 278 from the Goethals  bridge  to  the
 Verrazano-Narrows   bridge  (Staten  Island  Expressway)  shall  be  the
 "POW-MIA Memorial Highway", as such highway  is  designated  in  section
 343-h of the highway law.
   §  2. Subdivisions 63 and 64 of section 121 of the state law, as added
 by chapter 16 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows:
   63. Sixty-third district. In the county of Richmond, that part of  the
 borough of Staten Island bounded by a line described as follows:  Begin-
 ning at the point where the New York/New Jersey border intersects with a
 line extended northwesterly from Harbor Road, thence southeasterly along
 said  line  to  Harbor  Road, thence southerly along said road to Forest
 Avenue, thence easterly along said avenue to Summerfield  Place,  thence
 southerly  along  said  place  to Francesca Lane, thence southerly along
 said lane to Ludwig Lane, thence easterly along  said  lane  to  a  line
 extended  westerly  from  Baron  Hirch Cemetery Pathway, thence easterly
 along said line to said pathway, thence southeasterly along said pathway
 to Richmond Avenue,  thence  southwesterly  along  said  avenue  to  the
 [Staten Island Expressway] POW-MIA MEMORIAL HIGHWAY, thence southeaster-
 ly   along  said  [expressway]  HIGHWAY  to  Victory  Boulevard,  thence
 northeasterly along said boulevard to Woolley Avenue,  thence  northerly
 along said avenue to Delmore Street, thence easterly along said street a
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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