Bill Text: NY S03466 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Authorizes the town of Deerfield in Oneida county to transfer jurisdiction of a road to the state.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-30 - REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE [S03466 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03466-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 7, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 authorizing the town  of
          Deerfield  in  Oneida county to transfer jurisdiction of a road to the
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 31 of section 341 of the highway law is amended
     2  by adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:
     3    6. Effective April first, two thousand twenty, the legislative body of
     4  the  town  of  Deerfield  in  the  county  of  Oneida, having previously
     5  approved the abandonment of certain town roads, as  set  forth  in  this
     6  subdivision,  the  commissioner  is  authorized  and  directed to assume
     7  jurisdiction for state highway purposes over the road identified as  the
     8  south-bound  service  road  and associated ramp sections built under New
     9  York state department of transportation  contract  D250071  in  nineteen
    10  hundred  eighty-two  parallel  to  state route eight and twelve from the
    11  city of Utica line north to the Mulaney Road interchange, including  any
    12  pavement,  shoulder  area,  drainage  system,  landscaping,  curbs,  and
    13  guiderail located thereon or immediately adjacent thereto.
    14    § 2. The commissioner of transportation and the town of Deerfield  are
    15  authorized to permanently close such portions of the highway transferred
    16  to the state as necessary to eliminate travel over sections of the high-
    17  way that are unfit or unnecessary for travel due to flooding or erosion,
    18  provided,  however, that provision is made for the access to or acquisi-
    19  tion of any properties that would be denied access  to  public  highways
    20  due to such closure.
    21    §  3.  This  transfer  of jurisdiction shall be deemed to transfer all
    22  right, title and interest of the town of Deerfield  in  the  transferred
    23  highways  to the state. Furthermore, the state acquisition of such prop-
    24  erty pursuant to this act shall be deemed to be an acquisition  pursuant
    25  to section 30 of the highway law for all subsequent purposes and uses.
    26    § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.