Designates a portion of state highway 23 in the county of Delaware as the "Davenport Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Highway".
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TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of the state highway system as the "Davenport Memorial Post 487 - Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Highway"
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds new Section 344-b to the Highway Law designating State Route 23 in the County of Delaware from the eastern to western boundary of the town of Davenport as the "Davenport Memorial Post 487 - Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Highway."
JUSTIFICATION: This bill is being introduced at the request of the Davenport Post 487 VFW as an appropriate memorial to recently deceased members of the post who served in Korea and fought in World War II, as well as the many veterans residing in the town of Davenport.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3765 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 14, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. SEWARD -- 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 "Davenport Memorial Post #487 - Veter- ans of Foreign Wars 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 344-b to read as follows: S 344-B. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE "DAVENPORT MEMORIAL POST #487 - VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS MEMORIAL HIGH- WAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM KNOWN AS STATE ROUTE TWENTY-THREE BEGINNING WEST OF THE TOWN OF DAVENPORT AND ENDING EAST OF THE TOWN OF DAVENPORT, COUNTY OF DELAWARE, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "DAVENPORT MEMORIAL POST #487 - VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS 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; provided that, to avoid any confusion and to limit any possible disruption of commerce, the designation 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. LBD08256-02-3