Bill Text: NY S05379 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Relates to motorcycle awareness on state highways by affixing signs stating "Watch for Motorcycles".

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-03 - PRINT NUMBER 5379A [S05379 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05379-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                     April 29, 2019

        Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
          tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
          mitted to said committee

        AN ACT to amend the transportation law, in relation to motorcycle aware-
          ness on state highways

          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.  To  install signs on all state highways maintained by the depart-
     4  ment in an effort to raise motorcycle awareness. Such signs shall clear-
     5  ly state "Watch for Motorcycles".   The  design,  place  and  manner  of
     6  installation  of such signs shall conform to the manual on uniform traf-
     7  fic control devices adopted by the commissioner.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of April next  succeeding
     9  the  date  upon which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
    10  the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or  regulation  neces-
    11  sary  for  the  implementation  of  this  act  on its effective date are
    12  authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.