senate Bill S6417A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a highway safety corridor on the Southern State Parkway located in Long Island and makes conforming changes

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2021 print number 6417a
Jun 04, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Apr 27, 2021 referred to transportation

S6417 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Redes Art 13 to be Art 15, ren §§350 - 354 to be §§400 - 405, add Art 13 §§375 - 375-d, amd §§401 & 402, Hway L; add §§1800-a & 1801-a, V & T L

S6417 - Summary

Establishes a highway safety corridor on the Southern State Parkway located in Long Island and makes conforming changes; creates safety corridors and requires an engineering investigation; requires the commissioner of transportation to annually report to the governor, temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly; creates additional penalties for traffic infractions and misdemeanors committed within a safety corridor (view more) makes related provisions.

S6417 - Sponsor Memo

S6417 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6417
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to establishing  a  highway
   safety  corridor  on the Southern State Parkway located in Long Island
   and to making conforming changes

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Article 13 of the highway law is redesignated article 15
 and sections 350, 351, 351-a, 352, 353 and 354 are  renumbered  sections
 400, 401, 402, 403, 404 and 405.
   §  2. The highway law is amended by adding a new article 13 to read as
 follows:
                                 ARTICLE 13
                         HIGHWAY SAFETY CORRIDORS
 SECTION 375. PURPOSE AND APPLICATION.
         375-A. DEFINITIONS.
         375-B. TRAFFIC AND ENGINEERING INVESTIGATION.
         375-C. TRAFFIC SIGNS.
   § 375.  PURPOSE AND APPLICATION. 1. THIS ARTICLE IS ENACTED TO IMPROVE
 SAFETY IN A TARGETED HIGH CRASH LOCATION DESIGNATED AS A HIGHWAY  SAFETY
 CORRIDOR  WHERE MOTORISTS ARE EXPOSED TO INCREASED LEVELS OF ENFORCEMENT
 AND INCREASED PENALTIES FOR MOVING VIOLATIONS RELATING TO UNSAFE DRIVING
 BEHAVIOR.
   2. THE SIGNS SPECIFIED IN THIS ARTICLE ARE IN ADDITION TO  THE  TRAFF-
 IC-CONTROL  DEVICES  REQUIRED  BY  DEPARTMENT  REGULATIONS  AND APPLY TO
 PUBLIC HIGHWAYS WITHIN THIS STATE.
   § 375-A. DEFINITIONS.  AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, "SOUTHERN STATE  PARK-
 WAY  HIGHWAY  SAFETY  CORRIDOR"  OR  "CORRIDOR" MEANS THE PORTION OF THE
 SOUTHERN STATE PARKWAY DETERMINED BY A TRAFFIC STUDY TO BE TARGETED  FOR
 THE  APPLICATION OF SIGNS, INCREASED LEVELS OF ENFORCEMENT AND INCREASED

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10456-01-1

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S6417A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Redes Art 13 to be Art 15, ren §§350 - 354 to be §§400 - 405, add Art 13 §§375 - 375-d, amd §§401 & 402, Hway L; add §§1800-a & 1801-a, V & T L

S6417A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a highway safety corridor on the Southern State Parkway located in Long Island and makes conforming changes; creates safety corridors and requires an engineering investigation; requires the commissioner of transportation to annually report to the governor, temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly; creates additional penalties for traffic infractions and misdemeanors committed within a safety corridor (view more) makes related provisions.

S6417A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6417A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6417--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
   tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
   mitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to establishing  a  highway
   safety  corridor  on the Southern State Parkway located in Long Island
   and to making conforming changes; and to amend the vehicle and traffic
   law, in relation to additional penalties and misdemeanors for  traffic
   infractions committed within a safety corridor
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Article 13 of the highway law is redesignated  article  15
 and  sections  350, 351, 351-a, 352, 353 and 354 are renumbered sections
 400, 401, 402, 403, 404 and 405.
   § 2. The highway law is amended by adding a new article 13 to read  as
 follows:
                                 ARTICLE 13
                         HIGHWAY SAFETY CORRIDORS
 SECTION 375. STATEMENT OF INTENT.
         375-A. DEFINITIONS.
         375-B.  SAFETY  CORRIDORS;  ENGINEERING INVESTIGATION AND DESIG-
                  NATION REQUIRED.
         375-C. TRAFFIC SIGNS.
         375-D. REPORT.
   § 375. STATEMENT OF INTENT. THE  LEGISLATURE  HEREBY  FINDS  THAT  THE
 SOUTHERN  STATE  PARKWAY  IS  ONE  OF THE MOST DANGEROUS PARKWAYS IN THE
 COUNTRY, AND THAT ADDITIONAL LEGISLATIVE ACTION IS NECESSARY TO INCREASE
 PUBLIC SAFETY. CONSTRUCTION OF THE SOUTHERN STATE PARKWAY BEGAN IN NINE-
 TEEN HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE, AFTER BEING DESIGNED BY ROBERT MOSES. PORTIONS
 OF THE PARKWAY OPENED TO TRAFFIC  NEARLY  A  CENTURY  AGO,  IN  NINETEEN
 HUNDRED  TWENTY-SEVEN. AS REPORTED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S

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

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