Bill Text: NY S03439 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Directs the metropolitan transportation authority to rename President Street subway station the President Street - Medgar Evers College station and rename the Franklin Avenue subway station the Franklin Avenue - Medgar Evers College station.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-07 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S03439 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03439-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          3439
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 7, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
        AN ACT directing the metropolitan  transportation  authority  to  rename
          certain subway stations
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The President Street subway station  on  the  IRT  Nostrand
     2  Avenue  line  of  the New York city subway is hereby named the President
     3  Street - Medgar Evers College station and  the  Franklin  Avenue  subway
     4  station  on  the  IRT  Eastern Parkway line is hereby named the Franklin
     5  Avenue - Medgar Evers College station. The MTA  shall  ensure  that  all
     6  signs,  maps, and any other items issued by the MTA are updated to accu-
     7  rately reflect the new name of the stations.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided,  however,  that
     9  the  MTA  shall have 180 days to change all signs, maps, and other items
    10  as required in section one of this act.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04512-01-9
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