Bill Text: NY A09067 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Designates portions of the state highway system as "The Disabled American Veterans - New York Medal of Honor Highway" and the "New York Medal of Honor Highway"; renames the "Sergeant Jonathan Gollnitz Memorial Highway" as the "Sergeant Jonathan Gollnitz - New York Medal of Honor Highway".

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2022-05-31 - RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY [A09067 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-A09067-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                         9067--A

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                    January 31, 2022
                                       ___________

        Introduced by M. of A. BARRETT, STERN, BUTTENSCHON, CUSICK, JONES, HUNT-
          ER,  WALLACE, SANTABARBARA, ASHBY, MORINELLO, HAWLEY, McDONOUGH, MANK-
          TELOW, FAHY, BURKE, STIRPE, J. D. RIVERA, B. MILLER, BYRNES, GALLAHAN,
          NORRIS, TAGUE, LEMONDES, SALKA, GOODELL, DiPIETRO,  WOERNER,  DICKENS,
          LAVINE,  DINOWITZ,  JACOBSON,  THIELE,  GRIFFIN, MAGNARELLI, SILLITTI,
          McMAHON, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, GOTTFRIED,  HEVESI,  LUNSFORD,  ZINERMAN,
          LAWLER,  MONTESANO,  DURSO, JENSEN, MIKULIN, BRABENEC, ANGELINO, SIMP-
          SON, SMULLEN, J. M. GIGLIO, DAVILA, McDONALD -- read once and referred
          to the Committee  on  Transportation  --  committee  discharged,  bill
          amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
          tee

        AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating portions  of
          the state highway system as "The Disabled American Veterans - New York
          Medal of Honor Highway", the "New York Medal of Honor Highway" and the
          "Sergeant Jonathan Gollnitz - New York Medal of Honor Highway"

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 343-a of the highway law, as added by  chapter  293
     2  of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows:
     3    §  343-a.  Portion  of  state highway system to be designated as ["The
     4  Disabled American Veterans Memorial Highway."]  "The  Disabled  American
     5  Veterans  - New York Medal of Honor Highway". All that portion of United
     6  States route twenty beginning at the community of  Irving,  where  route
     7  five  and  route  twenty  merge with Old Lake Shore road, and continuing
     8  northeasterly until approximately one mile south of the town  of  Depew,
     9  Erie  county,  then  continuing  easterly  across  New York state to its
    10  terminus at the New York-Massachusetts border  approximately  two  miles
    11  east of the town of New Lebanon, Columbia county shall be designated and
    12  known as ["The Disabled American Veterans Memorial Highway."] "The Disa-
    13  bled American Veterans - New York Medal of Honor Highway".
    14    §  2. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 344-n to read
    15  as follows:
    16    § 344-n.  Portion  of state highway system to be  designated  as  "New
    17  York  Medal  of  Honor Highway". All that portion of United States route

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD13427-07-2

        A. 9067--A                          2

     1  twenty beginning at its beginning at the  New  York-Pennsylvania  border
     2  and  continuing  easterly across New York state until the western border
     3  of the village of Fredonia, county of Chautauqua, then continuing  east-
     4  erly from the eastern border of the village of Fredonia, county of Chau-
     5  tauqua    to  the community of Irving, where route five and route twenty
     6  merge with Old Lake Shore road shall be designated and known as the "New
     7  York Medal of Honor Highway".
     8    § 3. Section 344-h of the highway law, as added by chapter 285 of  the
     9  laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
    10    §  344-h.  Portion of the state highway system to be designated as the
    11  "Sergeant Jonathan Gollnitz [Memorial] - New York Medal of  Honor  High-
    12  way".  All  that  portion of the state highway system constituting state
    13  route twenty in the village of Fredonia, county of Chautauqua, shall  be
    14  designated and known as the "Sergeant Jonathan Gollnitz [Memorial] - New
    15  York Medal of Honor Highway".
    16    §  4. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the instal-
    17  lation and maintenance of adequate signing of the state  highway  system
    18  as  designated  pursuant  to  sections  one,  two and three of this act.
    19  However, to avoid confusion and to  limit  any  possible  disruption  of
    20  commerce,  the designations called for pursuant to sections one, two and
    21  three of this act shall each be one of ceremonial nature and  the  offi-
    22  cial name of such highway shall not be changed as a result of this act.
    23    §  5.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
    24  have become a law.
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