Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 09, 2023||
ordered to third reading rules cal.787
substituted for a3287
|Jun 06, 2023||
referred to education
delivered to assembly
|Jun 01, 2023||
ordered to third reading cal.1480
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Feb 10, 2023||
referred to education
Senate Bill S4550
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S4550 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S4550 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Enacts the "schools impacted by gross highways (SIGH) act"; prohibits the commissioner of education from approving the plans for the erection of any new schoolhouse within five hundred feet of a controlled-access highway unless the commissioner of education determines that space limitations are so severe that there is no other site to erect such new schoolhouse.
2023-S4550 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4550 SPONSOR: MAY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to enacting the "schools impacted by gross highways (SIGH) act" PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to prohibit the construction of new schools within 500 hundred feet of a controlled-access highway unless space is so limited that there is no other site to erect a school. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: sets the name. Section 2: adds a new subdivision 3-a to section 408 of the education law. This new subdivision prohibits the commissioner of education from approving the plans for the erection of any new school within 500 feet of a controlled-access highway unless the commissioner determines that
2023-S4550 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4550 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 10, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MAY, BRISPORT, JACKSON, MANNION -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to enacting the "schools impacted by gross highways (SIGH) act" 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 the "schools impacted by gross highways (SIGH) act". § 2. Section 408 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows: 3-A. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL NOT APPROVE THE PLANS FOR THE ERECTION OF ANY NEW SCHOOLHOUSE WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED FEET OF A CONTROLLED-ACCESS HIGHWAY AS DEFINED IN THIS SUBDIVISION UNLESS THE COMMISSIONER DETER- MINES THAT SPACE IS SO LIMITED THAT THERE IS NO OTHER SITE TO ERECT SUCH SCHOOLHOUSE. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, A "CONTROLLED-ACCESS HIGHWAY" SHALL MEAN: (A) A CONTROLLED-ACCESS HIGHWAY AS DEFINED BY SECTION ONE HUNDRED NINE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW UNDER THE JURIS- DICTION OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION WHICH HAS BEEN FUNC- TIONALLY CLASSIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AS PRINCIPAL ARTERIAL - INTERSTATE OR PRINCIPAL ARTERIAL - OTHER FREEWAY/EXPRESSWAY ON OFFICIAL FUNCTIONAL CLASSIFICATION MAPS APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL HIGH- WAY ADMINISTRATION PURSUANT TO PART 470.105 OF TITLE 23 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, AS AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME; AND (B) A DIVIDED HIGHWAY UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY AUTHORITY FOR MIXED TRAFFIC WITH ACCESS LIMITED AS THE AUTHORITY MAY DETERMINE AND GENERALLY WITH GRADE SEPARATIONS AT INTERSECTIONS. § 3. Section 2556 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 5-a to read as follows: 5-A. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR A NEW SCHOOLHOUSE TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED FEET OF A CONTROLLED-ACCESS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05407-01-3
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