S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
April 12, 2010
Introduced by Sen. FOLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
metropolitan transportation authority to hold hearings in each county
that is allocated a voting member of the metropolitan transportation
authority on separate days before any proposed changes in services or
fares are implemented
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 1263 of the public authorities law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
10. THE AUTHORITY SHALL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING IN EACH COUNTY THAT IS
ALLOCATED A VOTING MEMBER OF THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
UNDER THIS SECTION, AND THAT IS AFFECTED BY THE PROPOSED CHANGES IN
SERVICES AND FARES, BEFORE ANY PROPOSED CHANGES IN SERVICES OR FARES CAN
TAKE EFFECT; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH PUBLIC HEARINGS SHALL BE
LIMITED TO ONE HEARING PER CALENDAR DAY.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.