TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to
designating a portion of the state highway system as the "Rush
Veterans Memorial Highway"
PURPOSE: To designate a portion of state route 15A in the county of
Monroe as the "Rush Veterans Memorial Highway".
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1. Amends the highway law, adding Section 344-d, designating
the portion of state route fifteen A that runs from the Henrietta and
Rush town line, continuing in a generally southerly direction, and
terminating at the Rush and Mendon town line as the "Rush Veterans
Section 2. Provides for the signing and maintenance of this
designation, and provides that this designation is of a ceremonial
nature and does not change the official name of state route fifteen A.
Section 3. Provides that this act shall take effect immediately.
JUSTIFICATION: This designation, along a stretch of our state highway
system, serves as a small token of appreciation to all of our current
and former United States Armed Forces services members, from all eras,
including the fallen, the wounded, those unaccounted for and former
prisoners of war, in humble recognition of their service, sacrifice
and commitment to our country and the defense of our freedoms.
This highway is a symbolic reminder of the cooperation and camaraderie
felt by all American service members, past and present, hailing from
the Town of Livonia and all of Livingston County, New York.
A resolution in support of this legislation has been passed by the
Town of Livonia.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2015-2016 Regular Sessions
I N A S S E M B L Y
April 2, 2015
Introduced by M. of A. NOJAY -- read once and referred to the Committee
AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of
the state highway system as the "Rush Veterans 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-d to
2 read as follows:
3 S 344-D. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
4 "RUSH VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY
5 SYSTEM CONSTITUTING STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN A IN THE TOWN OF RUSH, COUNTY OF
6 MONROE, BEGINNING AT THE HENRIETTA AND RUSH TOWN LINE, CONTINUING IN A
7 GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION, AND TERMINATING AT THE RUSH AND MENDON
8 TOWN LINE, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "RUSH VETERANS MEMORIAL
10 S 2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the instal-
11 lation and maintenance of adequate signing of the state highway system
12 as designated pursuant to section one of this act. However, to avoid
13 confusion and to limit any possible disruption of commerce, the desig-
14 nations called for pursuant to section one of this act shall be of cere-
15 monial nature and the official name of state route 15 A shall not be
16 changed as a result of this act.
17 S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.