senate Bill S1549A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enables safe access to public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design principles

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 15, 2019 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 07, 2019 amended on third reading 1549a
Feb 27, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 12, 2019 1st report cal.148
Jan 15, 2019 referred to transportation

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S1549 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §331, Hway L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6340
2015-2016: S764
2017-2018: S1801

S1549 - Summary

Enables safe access to public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design principles.

S1549 - Sponsor Memo

S1549 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1549

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KENNEDY, ADDABBO, BROOKS, SAVINO -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Transportation

AN  ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to enabling safe access to
  public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design princi-
  ples

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 331 of the highway law, as added
by chapter 398 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  For  all state, county and local transportation projects that are
undertaken by the department or receive both federal and  state  funding
and  are  subject to department of transportation oversight, the depart-
ment or agency with jurisdiction over such projects shall  consider  the
convenient  access  and mobility on the road network by all users of all
ages, including motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and public transpor-
tation users through the use of complete street design features  in  the
planning,  design, construction, reconstruction and rehabilitation, [but
not including resurfacing, maintenance, or pavement  recycling  of  such
projects] RESURFACING, MAINTENANCE AND PAVEMENT RECYCLING.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02108-01-9

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S1549A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §331, Hway L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6340
2015-2016: S764
2017-2018: S1801

S1549A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enables safe access to public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design principles.

S1549A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1549A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1549--A
    Cal. No. 148

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KENNEDY, ADDABBO, BROOKS, GOUNARDES, SAVINO -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Transportation -- reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered  to  first  and  second  report,  ordered  to a third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to enabling safe access to
  public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design princi-
  ples

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 331 of the highway law, as added
by chapter 398 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  For  all state, county and local transportation projects that are
undertaken by the department or receive both federal and  state  funding
and  are  subject to department of transportation oversight, the depart-
ment or agency with jurisdiction over such projects shall  consider  the
convenient  access  and mobility on the road network by all users of all
ages, including motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and public transpor-
tation users through the use of complete street design features  in  the
planning,  design, construction, reconstruction and rehabilitation, [but
not including resurfacing, maintenance, or pavement  recycling  of  such
projects]  RESURFACING,  MAINTENANCE  AND  PAVEMENT  RECYCLING  OF  SUCH
PROJECTS.
  § 2. Paragraph (iii) of subdivision (c) of section 331 of the  highway
law,  as added by chapter 398 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as
follows:
  (iii) demonstrated lack of need as determined by  factors,  including,
but  not  limited  to,  land use, current and projected traffic volumes,
including population density, or  [demonstrates]  DEMONSTRATED  lack  of
community support; or
  §  3.  This  act shall take effect immediately, provided that it shall
not apply to transportation projects undertaken or approved prior to the

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