Designates a portion of the state highway system as the "Christopher J. Scott Memorial Highway".
Ayes (61): Adams, Addabbo, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Boyle, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Dilan, Espaillat, Farley, Felder, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Gipson, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Hoylman, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Lanza, Larkin, Latimer, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Marchione, Martins, Maziarz, Montgomery, Nozzolio, O'Brien, O'Mara, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Rivera, Robach, Sampson, Sanders, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Tkaczyk, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Excused (2): Diaz, Ritchie
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of the state highway system as the "Christopher J. Scott Memorial Highway"
To designate a portion of the interstate highway system as the "Christopher J. Scott Memorial Highway".
Section 1 amends the highway law by adding a new section, 344b in order that a portion of interstate highway 14A be designated as the "Christopher J. Scott Memorial Highway".
Section 2 directs the commissioner of the department of transportation to provide for "Christopher J. Scott Memorial Highway" signage.
Section 3 provides the enacting clause.
This legislation would celebrate the late US Army Specialist Christopher J. Scott of Dundee, Yates County who was killed September 3, 2011, while serving in Afghanistan. This designation would pay tribute to Christopher's life and his service to our State and Country.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill
None. Current project costs will cover the signage.
This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3725 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 13, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- 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 "Christopher J. Scott Memorial High- way" 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 "CHRISTOPHER J. SCOTT MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM CONSTITUTING NEW YORK STATE ROUTE 14A IN THE TOWN OF READING, COUNTY OF SCHUYLER, AND IN THE TOWN OF STARKEY AND VILLAGE OF DUNDEE, COUNTY OF YATES, FROM ITS JUNCTION AT ITS SOUTHERN TERMINUS WITH NEW YORK STATE ROUTE 14, AND PROCEEDING GENERALLY NORTHERLY TO ITS JUNC- TION WITH PRE EMPTION ROAD, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "CHRIS- TOPHER J. SCOTT 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. LBD08878-01-3