Bill Text: NY S00701 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires the department of transportation to determine which entrances to parkways in the state are most frequently accessed by oversized commercial vehicles and to install certain barriers to prevent such vehicles from accessing such entrances.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-09 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S00701 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S00701-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                           701
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                       (Prefiled)
                                     January 9, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
        AN ACT to require the department of transportation  to  determine  which
          entrances  to  parkways  in  the state are most frequently accessed by
          oversized commercial vehicles  and  to  install  certain  barriers  to
          prevent such vehicles from accessing such entrances
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. 1. The New York state department of transportation is here-
     2  by authorized and directed, within one hundred twenty days of the enact-
     3  ment of this act, to study and determine which entrances to parkways  in
     4  the state are most frequently accessed by commercial motor vehicles and,
     5  within one year of making such determination, to install physical barri-
     6  ers  to  prevent or otherwise hinder such commercial motor vehicles from
     7  accessing such parkway entrances.
     8    2. The commissioner of transportation may request, and  is  authorized
     9  to  receive, from any department, division, board, bureau, commission or
    10  other agency of the state or any state public authority such information
    11  and data as will enable the department  of  transportation  to  properly
    12  conduct  its study and make its determination. Such information and data
    13  received by the department of transportation shall  be  subject  to  the
    14  same requirements for confidentiality and limitations on use, if any, as
    15  are  applicable  to  the use of such information and data by the depart-
    16  ment, division, board, bureau, commission or other agency of  the  state
    17  or state public authority which provided such information and data.
    18    3.  For the purposes of this act "commercial motor vehicle" shall have
    19  the same meaning as such term is defined in  subdivision  4  of  section
    20  501-a of the vehicle and traffic law, provided that such vehicle is also
    21  of  a  height  that  exceeds  the  clearance  of bridges located on such
    22  special parkways.
    23    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04572-01-9
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