senate Bill S1225

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Caps fares for paratransit transportation

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
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S1225 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A737
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-b, Transp L; amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2933, A6489

S1225 - Summary

Provides for a cap on fares for paratransit transportation.

S1225 - Sponsor Memo

S1225 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1225

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DUANE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the transportation law and the public  authorities  law,
  in relation to capping fares for paratransit transportation

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Clause (a) of subparagraph 4 of paragraph a of  subdivision
5  of section 15-b of the transportation law, as added by chapter 498 of
the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) Fares, and other charges for paratransit transportation. In deter-
mining such fares and other charges the  committee  shall  consider  the
nature of such services, the cost and expense of maintaining paratransit
facilities  in  good  condition and repair and the capital and operating
expenses of the contractor. Fares for paratransit  transportation  shall
be  set  at  levels  based  on  the  criteria set forth in this section;
PROVIDED THAT FARES FOR PARATRANSIT TRANSPORTATION SHALL BE SET NO HIGH-
ER THAN THE BASE FARES FOR TRANSPORTATION OF NON-DISABLED ADULTS UTILIZ-
ING THE TRANSIT SYSTEM;
  S 2. Section 1266 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 15-a to read as follows:
  15-A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW OR THE TERMS OF  ANY
CONTRACT,  THE AUTHORITY SHALL NOT SET FARES FOR PARATRANSIT TRANSPORTA-
TION HIGHER THAN THE  BASE  FARES  FOR  TRANSPORTATION  OF  NON-DISABLED
ADULTS UTILIZING THE TRANSIT SYSTEM.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00496-01-1

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