Designates a portion of New York state route 208 in the town of Shawangunk in Ulster county, as the "Edward S. Tucker Memorial Boulevard".
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TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to designating that portion of New York state route 208 in the town of Shawangunk in Ulster county, state of New York as the "Edward S. Tucker Memorial Boulevard"
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
Designates a portion of New York State Route 208 in the Town of Shawangunk in Ulster County as the "Edward S. Tucker Memorial Boulevard."
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1. Amends the Highway Law by adding a new section 344-b which would designate the section of New York State Route 208 in the Town of Shawangunk in Ulster County, New York, from the intersection with Park Avenue to the intersection with Reservoir Road, as the "Edward S. Tucker Memorial Boulevard."
Section 2. Provides that the Commissioner of Transportation shall provide for the installation and maintenance of adequate signing as designated by section 1 of the bill. Further it provides that that designation created by section 1 of the bill shall be considered ceremonial in nature and the official name of the highway shall not be changed as a result of the act.
Section 3. Effective date.
On May 22, 2007, Edward S. Tucker, a retired Town of Shawangunk police officer who was at the time employed as a school crossing guard, was tragically struck by a vehicle and killed at the intersection of New York State Route 208 and Robinson Avenue in the Town of Shawangunk. This legislation designates that stretch of State Route 208 in recognition of his service to the residents of the Town of Shawangunk as a police officer and his devotion to schoolchildren as a school crossing guard.
Minimal to State.
This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5328 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE May 16, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- 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 that portion of New York state route 208 in the town of Shawangunk in Ulster coun- ty, state of New York as the "Edward S. Tucker Memorial Boulevard" 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 "EDWARD S. TUCKER MEMORIAL BOULEVARD". THAT PORTION OF NEW YORK STATE ROUTE 208 IN THE TOWN OF SHAWANGUNK, IN ULSTER COUNTY STARTING AT THE INTERSECTION WITH PARK AVENUE, PROCEEDING NORTHEASTERLY THROUGH SAID TOWN AND TERMINATING AT ITS INTERSECTION WITH RESERVOIR ROAD SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "EDWARD S. TUCKER MEMORIAL BOULEVARD". 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. LBD10911-02-3