senate Bill S3618

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Increases maximum civil penalties authorized to be imposed for violations of the rules of the New York city transit authority

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to transportation
Mar 25, 2009 referred to transportation

S3618 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1204 & 1209-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5870
2013-2014: S756

S3618 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases maximum civil penalties authorized to be imposed for violations of the rules of the New York city transit authority; provides that the notice of violation of any such rule shall be mailed by first class mail, rather than by registered or certified mail.

S3618 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3618 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       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


  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.


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