Designates a portion of the state highway system as the "National Veterans Highway."
Ayes (61): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Aubertine, Bonacic, Breslin, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Espada, Farley, Flanagan, Foley, Fuschillo, Golden, Griffo, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Johnson C, Johnson O, Klein, Krueger, Kruger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Leibell, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Maziarz, McDonald, Montgomery, Morahan, Nozzolio, Onorato, Oppenheimer, Padavan, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Schneiderman, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stachowski, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousins, Thompson, Valesky, Volker, Winner, Young
Excused (1): Huntley
BILL NUMBER: S6277 REVISED 11/17/09
TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend the highway law, in relation to the designation of a portion of the state highway system to be known as the "National Veterans Highway"
Designates state route 62 as the "National Veteran's Highway".
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :
The highway law is amended by adding a new section to 343-x, designating route 62 as the "National Veteran's Highway".
The Commissioner of Transportation shall provide for the installation and maintenance of adequate signage of the state highway system as designated pursuant to section one of this Act. This Act shall be one of a ceremonial nature and the official name of the highway shall not be changed as a result.
In honor of the sacrifice and dedication of veterans, the State of New York wishes to designate route 62 as the "National Veteran's Highway".
Our servicemen and women continue to risk and sacrifice much both at home and abroad. This small act aims to show some part of New York's respect and appreciation for our veterans.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
Some cost will be incurred relating to the purchase and placement of adequate signage.
EFFECTIVE DATE : This Act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6277 2009-2010 Regular Sessions IN SENATE November 9, 2009 ___________Introduced by Sen. STACHOWSKI -- 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 the designation of a portion of the state highway system to be known as the "National Veterans 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 343-x to read as follows: S 343-X. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE "NATIONAL VETERANS HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM CONSTITUTING ROUTE 62 WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "NATIONAL VETERANS 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 a 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. LBD14850-01-9