Designates a portion of state route 15A as the "Lima Veterans Memorial Highway".
Ayes (62): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Espaillat, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Huntley, Johnson, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Kruger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Martins, Maziarz, McDonald, Montgomery, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Oppenheimer, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a certain portion of state route 15A the "Lima Veterans Memorial Highway"
PURPOSE: This bill would designate a portion of State Route 15A, running within the boundaries of the town of Lima in Livingston County as the "Lima Veterans Memorial Highway".
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 342-xx that designates the portion of state route 15a that runs through the boundaries of the Town of Lima as the "Lima Veterans Memorial Highway".
JUSTIFICATION: The Town of Lima has a rich history of its residents serving the United States in all of our nation's armed conflicts - at home or abroad. Originally founded by Revolutionary War veterans, Lima's residents bear a proud tradition of having participated in everyone of our nation's major wars, from the town's Revolutionary War inception to the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. This legislation is a tribute to their invaluable contribution to these past and current struggles, and a way of expressing a special thanks for their selfless courage and unfailing martial spirit.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3242 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 14, 2011 ___________Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 certain portion of state route 15A the "Lima Veterans Memorial Highway" 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 342-xx to read as follows: S 342-XX. PORTION OF STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE "LIMA VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". THAT PORTION OF STATE ROUTE 15A LOCATED WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE TOWN OF LIMA, COUNTY OF LIVINGSTON, A DISTANCE OF APPROXIMATELY SIX AND TWO-TENTHS MILES, SHALL BE DESIG- NATED AND KNOWN AS THE "LIMA VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". 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.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08977-01-1