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S07671 Summary:

BILL NOS07671
 
SAME ASSAME AS A08914-A
 
SPONSORDEFRANCISCO
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 356, Pub Auth L; amd 13-0103 & 13-0307, En Con L; amd 342-ww & 349-a, Hway L
 
Authorizes the renaming or designation of the Governor Mario M. Cuomo bridge as the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Tappan Zee Bridge.
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S07671 Actions:

BILL NOS07671
 
02/06/2018REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
05/22/20181ST REPORT CAL.1300
05/30/20182ND REPORT CAL.
05/31/2018ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
06/20/2018PASSED SENATE
06/20/2018DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
06/21/2018referred to transportation
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S07671 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          7671
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 6, 2018
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
          when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, the environmental  conserva-
          tion law and the highway law, in relation to naming the Governor Mario
          M. Cuomo Tappan Zee Bridge
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 356 of the public authorities law,
     2  as amended by section 6 of part M of chapter 61 of the laws of 2017,  is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    2.  The Hudson section. Beginning at the northerly end of the southern
     5  Westchester connection at or near Tuckahoe road,  thence  in  a  general
     6  northerly  and  westerly  direction crossing the Hudson river at a point
     7  south of Highland Falls, which crossing shall be known as "The  Governor
     8  Mario  M.  Cuomo  Tappan  Zee  Bridge",  including  a highway connection
     9  between "The Governor Mario M. Cuomo Tappan  Zee  Bridge"  and  the  New
    10  England  section  of the thruway presently known as interstate route two
    11  hundred eighty-seven, thence in a general westerly direction  to  inter-
    12  sect  with  existing route number seventeen or to a connection with that
    13  route, including a thruway connection from that portion of  the  section
    14  west  of  the  Hudson river, generally southerly to a point to be deter-
    15  mined by the authority on the New York-New Jersey boundary line.
    16    § 2. Section 13-0103 of the environmental conservation law, as amended
    17  by section 7 of part M of chapter 61 of the laws of 2017, is amended  to
    18  read as follows:
    19  § 13-0103. Marine and coastal district described.
    20    The marine and coastal district shall include the waters of the Atlan-
    21  tic  Ocean within three nautical miles from the coast line and all other
    22  tidal waters within the state, including the  Hudson  River  up  to  the
    23  Governor Mario M. Cuomo Tappan Zee bridge.
    24    §  3.  Subdivision 1 of section 13-0307 of the environmental conserva-
    25  tion law, as amended by section 8 of part M of chapter 61 of the laws of
    26  2017, is amended to read as follows:
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD14631-03-8

        S. 7671                             2
 
     1    1. The department periodically shall examine all shellfish lands with-
     2  in the marine district and the Hudson River between the  Governor  Mario
     3  M.  Cuomo Tappan Zee bridge and the federal dam at Troy to ascertain the
     4  sanitary  condition  thereof  in accordance with regulations promulgated
     5  pursuant to section 13-0319 of this title.
     6    §  4.  Section  342-ww  of the highway law, as amended by section 9 of
     7  part M of chapter 61 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
     8    § 342-ww. Portion of the New York state thruway to  be  designated  as
     9  the  "Jewish War Veterans Memorial Highway". All that portion of the New
    10  York state thruway in the county  of  Rockland  constituting  interstate
    11  route  287  from  the  New Jersey border to "The Governor Mario M. Cuomo
    12  Tappan Zee Bridge" shall be designated and  known  as  the  "Jewish  War
    13  Veterans Memorial Highway".
    14    §  5. Subdivision 2 of section 349-a of the highway law, as amended by
    15  section 10 of part M of chapter 61 of the laws of 2017,  is  amended  to
    16  read as follows:
    17    2.  The Hudson section. Beginning at the northerly end of the southern
    18  Westchester connection at or near Tuckahoe road,  thence  in  a  general
    19  northerly  and  westerly  direction crossing the Hudson river at a point
    20  south of Highland Falls, which crossing shall be known as "The  Governor
    21  Mario  M.  Cuomo Tappan Zee Bridge", thence in a general westerly direc-
    22  tion  to  intersect  with  existing  route  number  seventeen  or  to  a
    23  connection  with  that  route,  including a thruway connection from that
    24  portion of the section west of the Hudson river, generally southerly  to
    25  a  point  to  be  determined by the authority on the New York-New Jersey
    26  boundary line.
    27    § 6. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the  instal-
    28  lation  and  maintenance of adequate signing of the state highway system
    29  as designated pursuant to this act. However, to avoid  confusion,  need-
    30  less  cost and to limit any possible disruption of commerce, the commis-
    31  sioner shall only provide for  the  removal  of  signs  which  reference
    32  Governor  Malcom  Wilson  when  referring to the Governor Mario M. Cuomo
    33  Tappan Zee Bridge. Signs which reference such  bridge  only  as  "Tappan
    34  Zee" or "Tappan Zee bridge" shall not be replaced.
    35    § 7. This act shall take effect immediately.
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