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|Jan 06, 2010||referred to transportation|
|Mar 25, 2009||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S3618
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S3618 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3618 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3618 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the maximum civil penalties and service by mail provisions of the transit adjudication bureau of the New York city transit authority PURPOSE OF BILL : This proposal increases the maximum allowable fine for violations of New York City Transit's Rules of Conduct (the NYCT Rules of Conduct) and for failure to appear at a scheduled Transit Adjudication Board (TAB) hearing or not timely responding, and authorities service of various notices by first-class mail. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 of the bill would amend Public Authorities Law ("PAL") § 1204(5-a) to increase from $100 to $250 the maximum civil fine for violation of the NYCT's Rules of Conduct. Section 1 also authorizes TAB to increase from $50 to $70 the penalties for those who violate NYCT's Rules of Conduct for failure to appear or make a timely response before the TAB.
S3618 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3618 2009-2010 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 25, 2009 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DILAN -- (at request of the Metropolitan Transporta- tion Authority) -- 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 the maximum civil penalties and service by mail provisions of the transit adjudi- cation bureau of the New York city transit authority THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5-a of section 1204 of the public authorities law, as amended by chapter 931 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows: 5-a. To make, amend and repeal rules governing the conduct and safety of the public as it may deem necessary, convenient or desirable for the use and operation of the transit facilities under its jurisdiction, including without limitation rules relating to the protection or mainte- nance of such facilities, the conduct and safety of the public, the payment of fares or other lawful charges for the use of such facilities, the presentation or display of documentation permitting free passage, reduced fare passage or full fare passage on such facilities and the protection of the revenue of the authority. Violations of such rules shall be an offense punishable by a fine of not exceeding twenty-five dollars or by imprisonment for not longer than ten days, or both, or may be punishable by the imposition by the transit adjudication bureau established pursuant to the provisions of this title of a civil penalty in an amount for each violation not to exceed [one] TWO hundred FIFTY dollars (exclusive of interest or costs assessed thereon), in accordance with a schedule of such penalties as may from time to time be estab- lished by rules of the authority. Such schedule of penalties may provide for the imposition of additional penalties, not to exceed a total of [fifty] SEVENTY dollars for each violation, upon the failure of a respondent in any proceeding commenced with respect to any such EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09378-02-9
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