Bill Text: NY S04626 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Designates the Scajaquada pedestrian bridge as the "Scajaquada 9/11 Memorial Bridge" in Buffalo; requires the commissioner of transportation to install and maintain adequate signage.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-18 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S04626 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04626-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     March 18, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen.  JACOBS -- 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 designating  the  Scaja-
          quada pedestrian bridge as the "Scajaquada 9/11 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 117-f to
     2  read as follows:
     3    § 117-f. Scajaquada pedestrian bridge to be designated as the  "Scaja-
     4  quada  9/11  Memorial Bridge". The pedestrian bridge that spans New York
     5  State Route 198, known as the  Scajaquada  Expressway,  from  Nottingham
     6  Terrace  to Hoyt Lake in Delaware Park in the city of Buffalo, county of
     7  Erie, shall be designated and known as  the  "Scajaquada  9/11  Memorial
     8  Bridge".
     9    §  2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the instal-
    10  lation and maintenance of adequate signing of the state  highway  system
    11  as  designated  pursuant  to  section one of this act. However, to avoid
    12  confusion and to limit any possible disruption of commerce,  the  desig-
    13  nation  called  for  pursuant to section one of this act shall be one of
    14  ceremonial nature and the official name of  such  bridge  shall  not  be
    15  changed as a result of this act.
    16    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.