Senate Bill S4915

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Changes the official name of the Staten Island Expressway to the POW-MIA Memorial Highway

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee

  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2021-S4915 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
State Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §121, State L; amd §§340-a, 343-a & 349-f, Hway L; amd §§3-202 & 11-243, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4971, A3745
2015-2016: S2681, A4377
2017-2018: S4629, A6209
2019-2020: S3856, A4911
2023-2024: S4187, A4730

2021-S4915 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Changes the official name of the Staten Island Expressway to the "POW-MIA Memorial Highway".

2021-S4915 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2021-S4915 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             February 18, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment Operations
 AN ACT to amend the state law, the highway law  and  the  administrative
   code of the city of New York in relation to renaming the Staten Island
   Expressway the "POW-MIA Memorial Highway"

   Section 1. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the official
 name of all that portion of the state highway system located in Richmond
 county constituting route 440 from Outerbridge  Crossing  to  route  278
 (West  Shore  Expressway)  and route 278 from the Goethals bridge to the
 Verrazano-Narrows  bridge  (Staten  Island  Expressway)  shall  be   the
 "POW-MIA  Memorial  Highway",  as  such highway is designated in section
 343-h of the highway law.
   § 2. Subdivisions 63 and 64 of section 121 of the state law, as  added
 by chapter 16 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows:
   63.  Sixty-third district. In the county of Richmond, that part of the
 borough of Staten Island bounded by a line described as follows:  Begin-
 ning at the point where the New York/New Jersey border intersects with a
 line extended northwesterly from Harbor Road, thence southeasterly along
 said line to Harbor Road, thence southerly along  said  road  to  Forest
 Avenue,  thence  easterly along said avenue to Summerfield Place, thence
 southerly along said place to Francesca  Lane,  thence  southerly  along
 said  lane  to  Ludwig  Lane,  thence easterly along said lane to a line
 extended westerly from Baron Hirch  Cemetery  Pathway,  thence  easterly
 along said line to said pathway, thence southeasterly along said pathway
 to  Richmond  Avenue,  thence  southwesterly  along  said  avenue to the
 [Staten Island Expressway] POW-MIA MEMORIAL HIGHWAY, thence southeaster-
 ly  along  said  [expressway]  HIGHWAY  to  Victory  Boulevard,   thence
 northeasterly  along  said boulevard to Woolley Avenue, thence northerly
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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