senate Bill S8225

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Designates a portion of the New York state thruway as the Western New York Veterans Memorial Highway

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Feb 03, 2022 referred to transportation

S8225 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5789
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §356-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10561

S8225 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Designates a portion of the New York state thruway as the "Western New York Veterans Memorial Highway".

S8225 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8225 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8225
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RATH  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to designating a
   portion of the New York state thruway as the "Western New York  Veter-
   ans Memorial Highway"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 356-a of  the  public  authorities
 law,  as added by chapter 741 of the laws of 1957, is amended to read as
 follows:
   1. [The] (A) SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDI-
 VISION, THE thruway constructed along the routes described  in  subdivi-
 sions  one, two, three, four and five of section three hundred fifty-six
 of this article shall be known as "The Iroquois Trail".
   (B) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISION OF PARAGRAPH (A)  OF  THIS  SUBDIVI-
 SION,  THAT PORTION OF THE THRUWAY CONSTRUCTED BETWEEN EXIT 48 (BATAVIA)
 IN GENESEE COUNTY AND EXIT 49 (DEPEW - LOCKPORT), IN ERIE COUNTY,  SHALL
 BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "WESTERN NEW YORK VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGH-
 WAY".
   §  2.  The  New  York  State  thruway  authority shall provide for the
 installation and maintenance of adequate signing on the thruway in  both
 directions  of  the  section  of the thruway system as designated as the
 "Western New York Veterans Memorial Highway" pursuant to  paragraph  (b)
 of subdivision 1 of section 356-a of the public authorities law as added
 by  section  one  of this act.  However, to avoid confusion and to limit
 any possible disruption of commerce, the designation called for pursuant
 to section one of this act shall be one of  ceremonial  nature  and  the
 official name of such section of the thruway system shall not be changed
 as a result of this act.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01978-01-1

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