Bill Text: NY S05993 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Designates a portion of the state highway system as the "Firefighter Tim Gunther Memorial Highway".

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-16 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S05993 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05993-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                      May 16, 2019

        Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- 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 a portion of
          the state highway system as  the  "Firefighter  Tim  Gunther  Memorial

          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 344-i to
     2  read as follows:
     3    § 344-i. Portion of the state highway system to be designated  as  the
     4  "Firefighter  Tim  Gunther  Memorial  Highway".  All that portion of the
     5  state highway system constituting state route fifty-five in the city  of
     6  Poughkeepsie,  county  of Dutchess, shall be designated and known as the
     7  "Firefighter Tim Gunther Memorial Highway".
     8    § 2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the  instal-
     9  lation  and  maintenance of adequate signing of the state highway system
    10  as designated pursuant to section one of this  act.  However,  to  avoid
    11  confusion  and  to limit any possible disruption of commerce, the desig-
    12  nation called for pursuant to section one of this act shall  be  one  of
    13  ceremonial  nature  and  the  official name of such highway shall not be
    14  changed as a result of this act.
    15    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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