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Bill S5974-2013

Designates the bridge on Bryant Pond road crossing the Taconic state parkway as the "Disabled American Veterans Memorial Bridge"

Designates the bridge on Bryant Pond road crossing the Taconic state parkway, in the town of Putnam Valley and county of Putnam, as the "Disabled American Veterans Memorial Bridge".

Details

Actions

  • Jun 17, 2014: returned to senate
  • Jun 17, 2014: RECALLED FROM ASSEMBLY
  • Apr 30, 2014: referred to transportation
  • Apr 30, 2014: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Apr 30, 2014: PASSED SENATE
  • Mar 27, 2014: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Mar 26, 2014: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Mar 25, 2014: 1ST REPORT CAL.351
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • Oct 30, 2013: REFERRED TO RULES

Meetings

Calendars

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Transportation - Mar 25, 2014
Ayes (18): Robach, Marcellino, Carlucci, Gallivan, Larkin, Maziarz, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Ranzenhofer, Young, Zeldin, Avella, Dilan, Diaz, Kennedy, Squadron, Stavisky, Gipson
Ayes W/R (1): Perkins

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5974             REVISED MEMO 03/20/2014

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of the state highway system as the "Disabled American Veterans Bridge"

PURPOSE:

The purpose of this legislation is to designate the bridge on Bryant Pond Road, which crossing the Taconic State Parkway, as the "Disabled American Veterans Bridge."

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 344-c to read as follows:

§ 344-c. Portion of the state highway system to be designated as the "Disabled American Veterans Bridge". The bridge across the Taconic State Parkway on Bryant Pond Road, in the town of Putnam Valley, county of Putnam, shall be designated and known as the "Disabled American Veterans Bridge."

Section 2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the installation 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 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.

Section 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

JUSTIFICATION:

By designating this portion of Bryant Pond road the "Disabled American Veterans Bridge" it will make more people aware of the sacrifices made by members of the military and veterans in the course of their service to our nation. Some paid with their lives and others are disabled in some degree. The Disabled American Veterans are recognized and chartered by the Federal Government.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

The fiscal implications attached to this legislation are minimal.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5974 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE October 30, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of the state highway system as the "Disabled American Veterans Bridge" 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-c to read as follows: S 344-C. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE "DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS BRIDGE". THE BRIDGE ACROSS THE TACONIC STATE PARKWAY ON BRYANT POND ROAD, IN THE TOWN OF PUTNAM VALLEY, COUNTY OF PUTNAM, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS BRIDGE". 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.

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