Bill Text: NY S04189 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Creates a toll-free hotline and a website where motorists can report potholes.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-04 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S04189 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04189-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                      March 4, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
        AN ACT to amend the transportation law, in relation to the creation of a
          toll-free hotline and a website where motorists can report potholes
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 14 of the transportation law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 36 to read as follows:
     3    36.  The  commissioner  shall  establish  a toll-free twenty-four hour
     4  hotline  and  interactive  website  by  which  persons  may  report  the
     5  locations  of potholes on the state highway system including the thruway
     6  and receive, at such person's request, notification when repairs to  the
     7  reported  pothole  have been completed. The commissioner shall also post
     8  the locations of each reported pothole on such interactive website until
     9  such time as such pothole is repaired.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
    11  it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
    12  ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
    13  tation  of  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and
    14  completed on or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.