Bill Text: NY A05939 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Designates that portion of state route 17 in the village of Hillburn, town of Ramapo, county of Rockland, as the "Justice Thurgood Marshall Memorial Highway".

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-20 - referred to transportation [A05939 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05939-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5939
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 20, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE -- read once and referred 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 "Justice Thurgood Marshall memorial
          highway"
          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  "Justice Thurgood Marshall memorial highway".    The  portion  of  state
     5  route 17 in the village of Hillburn, town of Ramapo, county of Rockland,
     6  shall be designated and known as the "Justice Thurgood Marshall memorial
     7  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.
                                                                   LBD06273-03-9
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