TITLE OF BILL:
An act to amend the highway law, in relation to designating portions
of the state highway system as the "Rochester Veterans Memorial
To designate a portion of State Route 15A in the City of Rochester,
County of Monroe, as the "Rochester 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 intersection
of Mt. Hope Avenue, continuing in a generally southerly direction, and
terminating at the northerly line of the Erie Canal, as the "Rochester
Veterans Memorial Highway."
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.
This designation, along an approximately 0.8-mile 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 areas, 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 city of Rochester, all of Monroe County, New York, as
well as all the other counties traversed by State Route 15A.
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
May 6, 2015
Introduced by M. of A. BRONSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
tee on Transportation
AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating portions of
the state highway system as the "Rochester 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 "ROCHESTER VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE
5 HIGHWAY SYSTEM CONSTITUTING STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN A IN THE CITY OF ROCHES-
6 TER, COUNTY OF MONROE, BEGINNING AT THE EASTERLY LINE OF MT. HOPE
7 AVENUE, CONTINUING IN A GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION, AND TERMINATING
8 AT THE ERIE CANAL SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "ROCHESTER VETER-
9 ANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
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.