|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 15, 2019||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1671
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1671 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1671 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the Southern State Parkway study to evaluate the configuration of entrance and exit ramps, and signage at entrance ways and exits on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties to determine whether adequate safety measures exist to prevent collisions and the instances of wrong way drivers; requires the commissioner of transportation to issue a report to the governor, the members of the assembly and senate representing districts in Nassau and Suffolk counties, the Nassau and Suffolk county executives, and the Nassau and Suffolk county legislatures.
S1671 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1671 SPONSOR: BROOKS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the transportation law, in relation to a Southern State Parkway study; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to evaluate the configuration of entrance and exit ramps, and signage at entranceways and exits on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. amends the transportation law by adding a new section 23 that provides for a study to be conducted pertaining to the Southern State Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties which will determine whether adequate safety measures exist to prevent collisions and the instances
S1671 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1671 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 15, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BROOKS -- 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 a Southern State Parkway study; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The transportation law is amended by adding a new section 23 to read as follows: § 23. SOUTHERN STATE PARKWAY STUDY. 1. THE DEPARTMENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, THE GOVERNOR'S TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, LOCAL POLICE AGENCIES, LOCAL TRANSPORTATION ENTITIES IN NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTIES, LOCAL GOVERNMENT STAKEHOLDERS, AND ANY OTHER AGENCY OR GROUP THE DEPARTMENT DEEMS NECESSARY TO ENLIST THE AID OF, SHALL CONDUCT A STUDY TO EVALUATE THE CONFIGURATION OF ENTRANCE AND EXIT RAMPS, AND SIGNAGE AT ENTRANCE WAYS AND EXITS ON THE SOUTHERN STATE PARKWAY IN NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTIES TO DETERMINE WHETHER ADEQUATE SAFETY MEASURES EXIST TO PREVENT COLLISIONS AND THE INSTANCES OF WRONG WAY DRIVERS. SUCH STUDY SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, DESIGN AND SAFETY OF THE CONFIGURATION AND SIGNAGE OF ENTRANCE AND EXIT RAMPS; THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING DESIGN CHANGES TO INCREASE SAFETY AND REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF COLLISIONS AND WRONG WAY DRIVING; THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING SIGNAGE DESIGN CHANGES TO INCREASE DRIVER VISIBILITY OF SUCH SIGNAGE AND REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF A COLLISION AND WRONG WAY DRIVING; AND FEDERAL FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT ANY HEARINGS IT DEEMS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION. 2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ISSUE A REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE MEMBERS OF THE ASSEMBLY AND SENATE REPRESENTING DISTRICTS IN NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTIES, THE NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVES, AND THE NASSAU AND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05053-01-9
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