senate Bill S34

2021-2022 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 1 Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to cities 1
Jan 06, 2021 referred to cities 1

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S34 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A553
Current Committee:
Senate Cities 1
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
2019-2020: S4120, A226

S34 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S34 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S34 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    34
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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-TWO, 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.
                                                            LBD03375-01-1

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