senate Bill S2910

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the maintenance, improvement and repair of certain town highways

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2019 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 15, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2019 1st report cal.659
Jan 30, 2019 referred to transportation

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S2910 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3724
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add §205-c, Hway L; add §124, amd §1683, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3136, A10377
2011-2012: S3641, A836, A6325
2013-2014: S1965, A1407
2015-2016: S2265, A1837
2017-2018: S2537, A418

S2910 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits the designation of low volume roads and minimum maintenance roads by town boards and enacts provisions relating to the maintenance, improvement and repair of such roads.

S2910 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2910 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2910

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO,  FUNKE,  GALLIVAN,  LITTLE,  RANZENHOFER,
  RITCHIE, SERINO, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  highway law and the vehicle and traffic law, in
  relation to the maintenance, improvement and repair  of  certain  town
  highways

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

  Section 1. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 205-c to
read as follows:
  § 205-C. LOW VOLUME ROADS. 1. WHEN USED IN THIS SECTION, UNLESS OTHER-
WISE EXPRESSLY STATED, OR UNLESS THE CONTEXT OR SUBJECT MATTER OTHERWISE
REQUIRES, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  A. "LOW-VOLUME ROAD" SHALL MEAN A  TOWN  HIGHWAY  OR  PORTION  THEREOF
LOCATED  IN A TOWN, WHEN SUCH HIGHWAY HAS AN AVERAGE DAILY TRAFFIC COUNT
OF LESS THAN FOUR HUNDRED MOTOR VEHICLES PER DAY. SUCH  TERM  SHALL  NOT
APPLY  TO  ANY  HIGHWAY  OR ROAD OR PORTION THEREOF WHICH HAS PREVIOUSLY
BEEN ABANDONED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION TWO  HUNDRED  FIVE
OF  THIS  ARTICLE  BECAUSE  IT SHALL NOT HAVE BEEN USED OR TRAVELED AS A
HIGHWAY FOR SIX YEARS. LOW VOLUME ROADS MAY BE CLASSIFIED AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) "LOW-VOLUME COLLECTOR ROAD" SHALL  MEAN  A  LOW-VOLUME  ROAD  THAT
COLLECTS  TRAFFIC  FROM  ANY  OTHER  CLASSIFICATION AND CHANNELS IT TO A
HIGHER LEVEL ROAD, SUCH AS A STATE HIGHWAY, ARTERIAL OR INTERSTATE HIGH-
WAY.
  (II) "RESIDENTIAL ACCESS ROAD"  SHALL  MEAN  A  LOW-VOLUME  ROAD  THAT
PROVIDES  ACCESS  TO  RESIDENCES.   THE TRAFFIC GENERATED DEPENDS ON THE
NUMBER OF RESIDENCES. ALL YEAR ACCESS FOR EMERGENCY VEHICLES AND  SCHOOL
BUSES MUST BE PROVIDED.
  (III)  "RESOURCE/INDUSTRIAL  ACCESS ROAD" SHALL MEAN A LOW-VOLUME ROAD
THAT PROVIDES ACCESS TO FORESTS  OR  INDUSTRIAL  OR  MINING  OPERATIONS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00669-01-9

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