assembly Bill A1726A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to requirements for metropolitan transportation authority hearings for proposed fare increases, major reductions of transportation and/or major service changes

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2012 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 04, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.76
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 20, 2011 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.515
rules report cal.515
reported
Jun 07, 2011 reported referred to rules
May 24, 2011 reported referred to ways and means
May 04, 2011 print number 1726a
May 04, 2011 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 11, 2011 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A1726 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7372
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1263, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10303
2013-2014: A9060, A31, S776, S6399
2015-2016: A1011, S246
2017-2018: A5182, S4152
2019-2020: A606, S2816
2021-2022: A1206, S5823

A1726 - Summary

Requires the MTA to hold hearings in each county affected by proposed fair increases, major reductions of transportation and/or major service changes; does not apply to standard seasonal or holiday adjustments, temporary changes due to routine maintenance and/or temporary changes in response to emergency situations; requires the authority to hold a hearing in each county of a service area that is affected by the proposed change(s) in fares or services, provided that such hearings be limited to one hearing per calendar day.

A1726 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1726

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ROSENTHAL, BRENNAN, DINOWITZ, PHEFFER, TITONE,
  COLTON, MAISEL, MENG, KELLNER, ROBINSON, CASTRO, MILLMAN, RAIA,  MOLI-
  NARO,  JACOBS,  PERRY  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of A. BOYLAND,
  CALHOUN, CRESPO, GLICK, JEFFRIES, MARKEY, WEISENBERG -- read once  and
  referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

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.
                                                           LBD01780-01-1

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A1726A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7372
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1263, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10303
2013-2014: A9060, A31, S776, S6399
2015-2016: A1011, S246
2017-2018: A5182, S4152
2019-2020: A606, S2816
2021-2022: A1206, S5823

A1726A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the MTA to hold hearings in each county affected by proposed fair increases, major reductions of transportation and/or major service changes; does not apply to standard seasonal or holiday adjustments, temporary changes due to routine maintenance and/or temporary changes in response to emergency situations; requires the authority to hold a hearing in each county of a service area that is affected by the proposed change(s) in fares or services, provided that such hearings be limited to one hearing per calendar day.

A1726A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1726--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ROSENTHAL, BRENNAN, DINOWITZ, PHEFFER, TITONE,
  COLTON, MAISEL, MENG, KELLNER, ROBINSON, CASTRO, MILLMAN, RAIA,  MOLI-
  NARO,  JACOBS,  PERRY  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of A. BOYLAND,
  CALHOUN, CRESPO, GLICK, JEFFRIES, MARKEY, WEISENBERG -- read once  and
  referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to  requirements
  for  metropolitan  transportation authority hearings for proposed fare
  increases, major reductions of  transportation  and/or  major  service
  changes

  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.  (A)  THE AUTHORITY SHALL HOLD HEARINGS IN EACH COUNTY AFFECTED BY
PROPOSED FARE INCREASES, MAJOR REDUCTIONS OF TRANSPORTATION AND/OR MAJOR
SERVICE CHANGES.
  (B) THE HEARING REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDI-
VISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO  STANDARD  SEASONAL  OR  HOLIDAY  ADJUSTMENTS,
TEMPORARY CHANGES DUE TO ROUTINE MAINTENANCE AND/OR TEMPORARY CHANGES IN
RESPONSE TO EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.
  (C)  THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  HOLD A HEARING IN EACH COUNTY OF A SERVICE
AREA THAT IS AFFECTED BY THE PROPOSED CHANGE  OR  CHANGES  IN  FARES  OR
SERVICES,  PROVIDED  THAT  SUCH  HEARINGS  BE LIMITED TO ONE HEARING PER
CALENDAR DAY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01780-02-1