STATE OF NEW YORK
2021-2022 Regular Sessions
May 7, 2021
Introduced by M. of A. BURKE -- read once and referred to the Committee
on Transportation -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of
the state highway system as the "Trooper Joseph Gallagher Memorial
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-m to
2 read as follows:
3 § 344-m. Portion of the state highway system to be designated as the
4 "Trooper Joseph Gallagher Memorial Bridge". The bridge on interstate
5 route ninety, crossing over state route sixteen in the town of West
6 Seneca, county of Erie, shall be designated and known as the "Trooper
7 Joseph Gallagher Memorial Bridge".
8 § 2. The chairperson of the New York state thruway authority shall
9 provide for the installation and maintenance of adequate signing of the
10 state highway system as designated pursuant to section one of this act.
11 However, to avoid confusion and to limit any possible disruption of
12 commerce, the designation called for pursuant to section one of this act
13 shall be one of ceremonial nature and the official name of such bridge
14 shall not be 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.