Authorizes the town of New Salem, in the county of Westchester, to establish maximum speed limits on town highways at less than the statutory limits.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2585--A 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 22, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- commit- tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom- mitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing the town of North Salem, in the county of Westchester, to regulate speed limits on town highways THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The opening paragraph of section 1662-a of the vehicle and traffic law is designated subdivision 1 and a new subdivision 2 is added to read as follows: 2. THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NORTH SALEM, IN THE COUNTY OF WEST- CHESTER, MAY BY LOCAL LAW ESTABLISH MAXIMUM SPEED LIMITS AT WHICH VEHI- CLES MAY PROCEED ON OR ALONG TOWN HIGHWAYS IN SUCH TOWN, OTHER THAN STATE OR COUNTY HIGHWAYS MAINTAINED BY THE STATE OR COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, LOWER THAN THE FIFTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR STATUTORY MAXI- MUM SPEED LIMIT. NO SUCH SPEED LIMIT APPLICABLE ON OR ALONG SUCH DESIG- NATED HIGHWAYS WITHIN SUCH TOWN SHALL BE ESTABLISHED AT LESS THAN TWEN- TY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR, EXCEPT THAT SCHOOL SPEED LIMITS MAY BE ESTABLISHED AT NOT LESS THAN FIFTEEN MILES PER HOUR, FOR A DISTANCE NOT TO EXCEED ONE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED TWENTY FEET, ON A HIGHWAY PASSING A SCHOOL BUILDING, ENTRANCE OR EXIT OF A SCHOOL ABUTTING ON THE HIGHWAY. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07160-03-3