Bill Text: NY S00580 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Establishes the "Fallen Skywalkers Memorial Bridge" in the city of Buffalo in Erie county.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-09 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S00580 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S00580-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 9, 2019
        Introduced by Sens. KENNEDY, 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 establishing the "Fallen
          Skywalkers Memorial Bridge"
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The highway law is amended by adding a new section  343-ddd
     2  to read as follows:
     3    §  343-ddd.   Portion of the state highway system to be designated and
     4  known as the "Fallen Skywalkers Memorial Bridge". All  that  portion  of
     5  the  state  highway  system  constituting the bridge on route five which
     6  crosses over Fuhrmann boulevard on the south end and spans  the  Buffalo
     7  waterfront  until  intersecting  at the north end with Church street and
     8  turns into Delaware avenue in the city of Buffalo in Erie County,  shall
     9  be designated and known as the "Fallen Skywalkers Memorial Bridge".
    10    §  2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the instal-
    11  lation and maintenance of adequate signing of the state  highway  system
    12  as  designated  pursuant  to  section one of this act; provided that, to
    13  avoid any confusion and to limit any possible  disruption  of  commerce,
    14  the  designation called for pursuant to section one of this act shall be
    15  one of ceremonial nature and the official name of such bridge shall  not
    16  be changed as a result of this act.
    17    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.