Designates a portion of state route 20A as the "Wyoming County Veterans Memorial Highway".
Ayes (59): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Espaillat, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Huntley, Johnson, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Martins, Maziarz, McDonald, Montgomery, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Nays (1): Parker
Excused (1): Oppenheimer
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a certain portion of state route 20A the "Wyoming County Veterans Memorial Highway"
PURPOSE: This bill would designate a portion of State Route 20A, running from State Route 98E to State Route 246, as the "Wyoming County Veterans Memorial Highway".
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. The Highway Law is amended by adding a new section 342-XXX to create a Wyoming County Veterans Memorial Highway.
JUSTIFICATION: Wyoming County has a rich history of its residents serving the United States in our nation's armed conflicts - at home or abroad. This legislation is a tribute to their selfless contribution to these past and current struggles; it is one small way of expressing a special thanks for Wyoming County veterans' courage, camaraderie, patriotism and unfailing martial spirit.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6061 IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 4, 2012 ___________Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 certain portion of state route 20A the "Wyoming County Veterans 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 342-xxx to read as follows: S 342-XXX. PORTION OF STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE "WYOMING COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". THAT PORTION OF STATE ROUTE 20A LOCATED WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE COUNTY OF WYOMING FROM THE INTERSECTION OF STATE ROUTE 98E TO THE INTERSECTION OF STATE ROUTE 246, A DISTANCE OF APPROXIMATELY SIXTEEN AND ONE-TENTH MILES, SHALL BE DESIG- NATED AND KNOWN AS THE "WYOMING COUNTY VETERANS 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. LBD13562-01-1