Bill S1489-2013

Designates the bridge on Hosner Mountain road crossing the Taconic state parkway as the "Correction Officer Gary L. Mitchetti, Jr. Memorial Bridge"

Designates the bridge on Hosner Mountain road crossing the Taconic state parkway, in the town of East Fishkill and county of Dutchess, as the "Correction Officer Gary L. Mitcetti, Jr. Memorial Bridge".

Details

Actions

  • Jul 25, 2013: SIGNED CHAP.164
  • Jul 19, 2013: DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • Jun 21, 2013: returned to senate
  • Jun 21, 2013: passed assembly
  • Jun 21, 2013: ordered to third reading rules cal.623
  • Jun 21, 2013: substituted for a4615
  • May 29, 2013: referred to transportation
  • May 29, 2013: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • May 29, 2013: PASSED SENATE
  • May 23, 2013: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 22, 2013: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 21, 2013: 1ST REPORT CAL.679
  • Jan 9, 2013: REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

Meetings

Calendars

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Transportation - May 21, 2013
Ayes (18): Fuschillo, Robach, Carlucci, Gallivan, Larkin, Maziarz, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Ranzenhofer, Young, Zeldin, Dilan, Diaz, Kennedy, Perkins, Squadron, Stavisky, Gipson

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S1489

TITLE OF BILL:

An act to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of the state highway system as the "Correction Officer Gary L. Mitchetti, Jr. Memorial Bridge"

PURPOSE:

This legislation would designate the bridge across the Taconic State Parkway on Hosner Mountain Road, in the town of East Fishkill county of Dutchess, the "Correction Officer Gary L. Mitchetti, Jr. Memorial Bridge."

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1: Amends the highway law by adding a new section 344-b which designates the bridge across the Taconic State Parkway on Hosner Mountain Road, in the town of East Fishkill, county of Dutchess, the "Correction Officer Gary L. Mitchetti, Jr. Memorial Bridge."

Section 2: Requires that the Commissioner of Transportation install and maintain adequate signage as is designated by this act. The renaming of the bridge is ceremonial in nature and the official name shall remain unchanged to avoid confusion and limit disruption in commerce.

Section 3: Effective Date.

JUSTIFICATION:

Gary L. Mitchetti, Jr., died on August 20, 2005; when his motorcycle collided with a car crossing the Taconic State Parkway from Hosner Mountain Road.

Gary L. Mitchetti, Jr. was a dedicated Correctional Officer at Greenhaven Correctional Facility in Stokinville, N.Y., who was awarded a New York State Corrections Services Medal of Merit and Valor, a Purple Heart from the New York Shields, and also a Medal of Valor from the North American Association of Wards and Superintendent. In addition, Correction Officer Mitchetti was a member of the Corrections Emergency Response Team.

This dedication will memorialize the life of Correction Officer Mitchetti and remind those who travel this bridge and the Taconic State Parkway of his dedicated service to our state.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 1489 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of the state highway system as the "Correction Officer Gary L. Mitchetti, Jr. Memorial Bridge" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 344-b to read as follows: S 344-B. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE "CORRECTION OFFICER GARY L. MITCHETTI, JR. MEMORIAL BRIDGE". THE BRIDGE ACROSS THE TACONIC STATE PARKWAY ON HOSNER MOUNTAIN ROAD, IN THE TOWN OF EAST FISHKILL, COUNTY OF DUTCHESS, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "CORRECTION OFFICER GARY L. MITCHETTI, JR. MEMORIAL BRIDGE". S 2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the instal- lation and maintenance of adequate signing of the state highway system as designated pursuant to section one of this act. However, to avoid confusion and to limit any possible disruption of commerce, the desig- nation called for pursuant to section one of this act shall be one of ceremonial nature and the official name of such highway shall not be changed as a result of this act. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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