Assembly Bill A7266

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing speed limits N.Y. city

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

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2023-A7266 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2422
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1642, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S524

2023-A7266 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing speed limits in cities with populations in excess of one million people by easing restrictions so cities can establish speed limits below twenty miles per hour.

2023-A7266 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7266
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 16, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, SIMONE, SIMON, CARROLL, SEAWRIGHT,
   BURDICK, GALLAGHER, PAULIN, GONZALEZ-ROJAS, DINOWITZ, EPSTEIN,  GLICK,
   HEVESI,  DAVILA,  FORREST,  THIELE, FAHY, McDONOUGH, BURGOS, SILLITTI,
   JACKSON,  MITAYNES,   MAMDANI,   KIM,   J. A. GIGLIO,   DE LOS SANTOS,
   D. ROSENTHAL,  CRUZ, GALLAHAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing
   speed limits in cities with  populations  in  excess  of  one  million
   people
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Sammy's law".
   § 2. Paragraphs 26 and 27 of subdivision (a) of section  1642  of  the
 vehicle  and  traffic  law,  paragraph  26  as added and paragraph 27 as
 amended by chapter 248 of the laws of  2014,  are  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   26.  (a) With respect to highways (which term for the purposes of this
 paragraph shall include private roads open to public motor vehicle traf-
 fic) in such city, other than state highways maintained by the state  on
 which  the department of transportation shall have established higher or
 lower speed limits than the statutory 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 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, establish-
 ment of maximum speed limits at which vehicles may proceed  within  such
 city  or  within  designated areas of such city higher or lower than the
 fifty-five miles per hour maximum statutory limit. No such  speed  limit
 applicable  throughout such city or within designated areas of such city
 shall be established at less than [twenty-five] TWENTY miles  per  hour,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02070-03-3
              

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