senate Bill S1272

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the Southern State Parkway study; repealer

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 23, 2021 1st report cal.422
Jan 08, 2021 referred to transportation

Votes

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Feb 23, 2021 - Transportation committee Vote

S1272
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committee
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Aye
0
Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: Feb 23, 2021

S1272 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §23, Transp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4541
2019-2020: S1671

S1272 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the Southern State Parkway study to evaluate the configuration of entrance and exit ramps, and signage at entrance ways and exits on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties to determine whether adequate safety measures exist to prevent collisions and the instances of wrong way drivers; requires the commissioner of transportation to issue a report to the governor, the members of the assembly and senate representing districts in Nassau and Suffolk counties, the Nassau and Suffolk county executives, and the Nassau and Suffolk county legislatures.

S1272 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1272 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1272
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 8, 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 transportation law, in relation to a Southern  State
   Parkway  study;  and  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon
   expiration thereof

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The transportation law is amended by adding a new section
 23 to read as follows:
   § 23. SOUTHERN STATE PARKWAY STUDY. 1. THE DEPARTMENT, IN CONSULTATION
 WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES,  THE  GOVERNOR'S  TRAFFIC  SAFETY
 COMMITTEE,  LOCAL  POLICE  AGENCIES,  LOCAL  TRANSPORTATION  ENTITIES IN
 NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTIES,  LOCAL  GOVERNMENT  STAKEHOLDERS,  AND  ANY
 OTHER  AGENCY  OR GROUP THE DEPARTMENT DEEMS NECESSARY TO ENLIST THE AID
 OF, SHALL CONDUCT A STUDY TO EVALUATE THE CONFIGURATION OF ENTRANCE  AND
 EXIT RAMPS, AND SIGNAGE AT ENTRANCE WAYS AND EXITS ON THE SOUTHERN STATE
 PARKWAY  IN  NASSAU  AND  SUFFOLK COUNTIES TO DETERMINE WHETHER ADEQUATE
 SAFETY MEASURES EXIST TO PREVENT COLLISIONS AND THE INSTANCES  OF  WRONG
 WAY DRIVERS. SUCH STUDY SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, DESIGN AND
 SAFETY  OF THE CONFIGURATION AND SIGNAGE OF ENTRANCE AND EXIT RAMPS; THE
 FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING DESIGN CHANGES TO INCREASE SAFETY AND REDUCE
 THE LIKELIHOOD OF COLLISIONS AND WRONG WAY DRIVING; THE  FEASIBILITY  OF
 IMPLEMENTING  SIGNAGE  DESIGN  CHANGES  TO INCREASE DRIVER VISIBILITY OF
 SUCH SIGNAGE AND REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF  A  COLLISION  AND  WRONG  WAY
 DRIVING;  AND  FEDERAL  FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT
 PROJECTS. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT ANY HEARINGS IT  DEEMS
 NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION.
   2.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ISSUE A REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE MEMBERS
 OF THE ASSEMBLY AND SENATE REPRESENTING DISTRICTS IN NASSAU AND  SUFFOLK
 COUNTIES,  THE  NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVES, AND THE NASSAU AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03517-01-1

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