assembly Bill A6304

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the Brooklyn-Queens expressway authority

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Mar 12, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A6304 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5575
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23 §§490 - 493, Transp L

A6304 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the Brooklyn-Queens expressway authority for the purposes of the continuance, further development and improvement of transportation along the Brooklyn-Queens expressway and other services related thereto.

A6304 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6304
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN ACT to amend the transportation law, in relation to establishing  the
   Brooklyn-Queens expressway authority
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "21st Century Approach for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway".
   §  2.  The transportation law is amended by adding a new article 23 to
 read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 23
                   BROOKLYN-QUEENS EXPRESSWAY AUTHORITY
 SECTION 490. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND INTENT.
         491. ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORITY.
         492. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE AUTHORITY.
         493. AUTHORITY MEMBERSHIP.
   § 490. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND  INTENT.  CRITICAL  STRETCHES  OF  THE
 BROOKLYN-QUEENS  EXPRESSWAY ARE SUFFERING FROM SIGNIFICANT DETERIORATION
 AND WORK MUST BEGIN THIS YEAR TO FIX IT AND  ENSURE  THE  VIABILITY  AND
 SUSTAINABILITY  OF THE I-278 CORRIDOR THROUGH BROOKLYN AND PROVIDE A NEW
 TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY ROUTE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF  TODAY'S  TRAVEL  AROUND
 BROOKLYN ON I-278 AND ITS CONNECTIONS.
   §  491.  ESTABLISHMENT  OF  AUTHORITY.  1. THERE IS HEREBY CREATED THE
 BROOKLYN-QUEENS EXPRESSWAY AUTHORITY (HEREINAFTER REFERRED  TO  AS  "THE
 AUTHORITY"), WHICH SHALL BE A BODY CORPORATE AND POLITIC, CONSTITUTING A
 PUBLIC  BENEFIT  CORPORATION. THE PURPOSES OF THE AUTHORITY SHALL BE THE
 CONTINUANCE, FURTHER DEVELOPMENT AND IMPROVEMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ALONG
 THE  BROOKLYN-QUEENS  EXPRESSWAY  FROM  THE   VERRAZANO-NARROWS   BRIDGE
 CONNECTION IN BROOKLYN TO THE KOSCIUSZKO BRIDGE (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO
 AS "THE BQE") AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS RELATED THERETO.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09294-04-1