Bill S3550B-2013

Designates a portion of state highway in Erie county as the "Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III Memorial Highway"

Designates a portion of interstate highway 990 in Erie county as the "Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III Memorial Highway".

Details

Actions

  • Jul 3, 2013: SIGNED CHAP.93
  • Jul 2, 2013: DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • Jun 17, 2013: returned to senate
  • Jun 17, 2013: passed assembly
  • Jun 17, 2013: ordered to third reading rules cal.253
  • Jun 17, 2013: substituted for a7206
  • May 21, 2013: referred to transportation
  • May 21, 2013: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • May 21, 2013: PASSED SENATE
  • May 6, 2013: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 1, 2013: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Apr 30, 2013: 1ST REPORT CAL.507
  • Apr 17, 2013: PRINT NUMBER 3550B
  • Apr 17, 2013: AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO TRANSPORTATION
  • Mar 14, 2013: PRINT NUMBER 3550A
  • Mar 14, 2013: AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO TRANSPORTATION
  • Feb 5, 2013: REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Transportation - Apr 30, 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:S3550B              REVISED 04/22/13

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of state highway in Erie county as the "Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III Memorial Highway"

PURPOSE:

To designate a portion of the interstate highway 990 as the "Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III Memorial Highway."

SUMMARY:

Section 1 amends the highway law by adding a new section, 343-aa in order that a portion of interstate highway 990 be designated as the "Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III Memorial Highway."

Section 2 directs the commissioner of the department of transportation to provide for "Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III Memorial Highway" signage and provides that the name designation shall be one of a ceremonial nature.

Section 3 provides the enacting clause.

JUSTIFICATION:

This legislation would celebrate the late US Army Staff Sgt. William R. Wilson III, of Getzville, in Erie County, who was killed March 26, 2012, while serving in Afghanistan. Sergeant Wilson was killed in Paktika Province, in Eastern Afghanistan, where he was training Afghan soldiers and police to take over the country's security when the United States withdraws from Afghanistan in 2014.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None. Current project costs will cover the signage.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3550--B 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 5, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, GALLIVAN, GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of state highway in Erie county as the "Staff Sergeant William R. Wilson III 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 343-aa to read as follows: S 343-AA. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM IN THE COUNTY OF ERIE TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE "STAFF SERGEANT WILLIAM R. WILSON III MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM IN THE COUNTY OF ERIE CONSTITUTING INTERSTATE 990 (LOCKPORT EXPRESSWAY) SHALL BE DESIG- NATED AND KNOWN AS THE "STAFF SERGEANT WILLIAM R. WILSON III 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 a 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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