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Todd Kaminsky

9th Senate District

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James Gaughran

5th Senate District

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John E. Brooks

8th Senate District

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Kevin Thomas

6th Senate District

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Velmanette Montgomery

25th Senate District

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Leroy Comrie

14th Senate District

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Anna M. Kaplan

7th Senate District

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Monica R. Martinez

3rd Senate District

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Authorizes political subdivisions and certain public authorities to establish demonstration programs implementing railroad grade crossing monitoring systems by means of photo devices.


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July 21, 2020

Passed Senate

Sponsor: Kevin Thomas

Creates a consumer bill of rights regarding railroad passengers; establishes certain services shall be provided whenever railroad passengers have boarded a train and are delayed more than three hours at a train station prior to departure; creates an office of railroad consumer advocate.


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
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January 08, 2020

In Senate Committee Finance Committee

Sponsor: Anna M. Kaplan

Establishes a moratorium on the increase in rates of railroad fares established by the metropolitan transportation authority until the authority has fully implemented the positive train control requirements of the federal rail safety improvement act of 2008; provides that such moratorium shall be in effect on and after January 1, 2020.


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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January 08, 2020

In Senate Committee Transportation Committee

Sponsor: Anna M. Kaplan

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