assembly Bill A7782

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enables safe access to public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design principles

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
May 21, 2021 referred to transportation

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A7782 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5130
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §331, Hway L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6340
2015-2016: S764
2017-2018: S1801
2019-2020: S1549

A7782 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enables safe access to public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design principles.

A7782 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7782
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. J. D. RIVERA -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to enabling safe access  to
   public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design princi-
   ples
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 331 of the highway law, as added
 by chapter 398 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) For all state, county and local transportation projects  that  are
 undertaken  by  the department or receive both federal and state funding
 and are subject to department of transportation oversight,  the  depart-
 ment  or  agency with jurisdiction over such projects shall consider the
 convenient access and mobility on the road network by all users  of  all
 ages, including motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and public transpor-
 tation  users  through the use of complete street design features in the
 planning, design, construction, reconstruction and rehabilitation,  [but
 not  including  resurfacing,  maintenance, or pavement recycling of such
 projects]  RESURFACING,  MAINTENANCE  AND  PAVEMENT  RECYCLING  OF  SUCH
 PROJECTS.
   §  2. Paragraph (iii) of subdivision (c) of section 331 of the highway
 law, as added by chapter 398 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read  as
 follows:
   (iii)  demonstrated  lack of need as determined by factors, including,
 but not limited to, land use, current  and  projected  traffic  volumes,
 including  population  density,  or  [demonstrates] DEMONSTRATED lack of
 community support; or
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately, provided  that  it  shall
 not apply to transportation projects undertaken or approved prior to the
 date on which this act shall have become a law.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07036-01-1