senate Bill S2021

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes cities, villages and towns to reduce the speed limit to twenty-five miles per hour

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Current Bill Status Via A1007 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 12, 2022 signed chap.496
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1785
substituted for s2021a
Jun 01, 2022 substituted by a1007a
ordered to third reading cal.1785
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 29, 2022 print number 2021a
Apr 29, 2022 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Jan 16, 2021 referred to transportation

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S2021 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1643, 1662-a & 1622, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7738

S2021 - Summary

Authorizes cities, villages and towns to reduce the speed limit to twenty-five miles per hour.

S2021 - Sponsor Memo

S2021 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2021
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  authorizing
   cities,  villages  and  towns to reduce the speed limit to twenty-five
   miles per hour

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 1643 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by
 chapter 412 of the laws 2012, is amended to read as follows:
   § 1643. Speed limits on highways in cities and villages. The  legisla-
 tive  body  of  any city or village with respect to highways (which term
 for the purposes of this section shall include  private  roads  open  to
 public  motor vehicle traffic) in such city or village, other than state
 highways maintained by the state on which the department of  transporta-
 tion shall have established higher or lower speed limits than the statu-
 tory  fifty-five  miles  per  hour  speed  limit  as provided in section
 sixteen hundred twenty of this title, or  on  which  the  department  of
 transportation shall have designated that such city or village shall not
 establish any maximum speed limit as provided in section sixteen hundred
 twenty-four of this title, subject to the limitations imposed by section
 sixteen  hundred  eighty-four of this title may by local law, ordinance,
 order, rule or regulation establish maximum speed limits at which  vehi-
 cles may proceed within such city or village, within designated areas of
 such city or village or on or along designated highways within such city
 or  village  higher  or lower than the fifty-five miles per hour maximum
 statutory limit. No such speed limit applicable throughout such city  or
 village  or  within  designated  areas  of such city or village shall be
 established at less than thirty miles per  hour;  except  that  (I)  THE
 LEGISLATIVE  BODY  OF  ANY  CITY OR VILLAGE MAY BY LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE,
 ORDER, RULE OR REGULATION ESTABLISH A MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT OF TWENTY-FIVE
 MILES PER HOUR APPLICABLE THROUGHOUT SUCH CITY OR VILLAGE, AND  (II)  in
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S2021A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1643, 1662-a & 1622, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7738

S2021A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes cities, villages and towns to reduce the speed limit to twenty-five miles per hour.

S2021A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2021A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2021--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MAY,  HOYLMAN,  TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
   portation -- recommitted to the Committee on Transportation in accord-
   ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing
   cities, villages and towns to reduce the speed  limit  to  twenty-five
   miles per hour
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 1643 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended  by
 chapter 412 of the laws 2012, is amended to read as follows:
   §  1643. Speed limits on highways in cities and villages. The legisla-
 tive body of any city or village with respect to  highways  (which  term
 for  the  purposes  of  this section shall include private roads open to
 public motor vehicle traffic) in such city or village, other than  state
 highways  maintained by the state on which the department of transporta-
 tion shall have established higher or lower speed limits than the statu-
 tory fifty-five miles per  hour  speed  limit  as  provided  in  section
 sixteen  hundred  twenty  of  this  title, or on which the department of
 transportation shall have designated that such city or village shall not
 establish any maximum speed limit as provided in section sixteen hundred
 twenty-four of this title, subject to the limitations imposed by section
 sixteen hundred eighty-four of this title may by local  law,  ordinance,
 order,  rule or regulation establish maximum speed limits at which vehi-
 cles may proceed within such city or village, within designated areas of
 such city or village or on or along designated highways within such city
 or village higher or lower than the fifty-five miles  per  hour  maximum
 statutory  limit. No such speed limit applicable throughout such city or
 village or within designated areas of such  city  or  village  shall  be
 established  at  less  than  [thirty] TWENTY-FIVE miles per hour; except
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02142-03-2

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