senate Bill S4120

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cities Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to cities
Feb 28, 2019 referred to cities

S4120 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A226
Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§19-177, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4613, A8499
2015-2016: S3372, A9676
2017-2018: S1634, A356

S4120 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4120 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4120 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4120

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIU  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

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

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