|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to transportation|
|Jan 06, 2011||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1238
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- Passed Senate
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S1238 - Details
S1238 - Summary
Establishes the metropolitan transportation riders' council for persons with disabilities; provides for membership and powers and duties.
S1238 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1238 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the board of the metropolitan transportation authority; and in relation to the establishment of the metropolitan transit authority riders' council for people with disabilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To establish an advisory council which has a non-voting member seat on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority which is comprised by regular transit users, who are also people with disabilities, in order to ensure better oversight of how the Authority accommodates riders with disabilities. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The bill establishes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Riders' Council for People with Disabilities to study and investigate all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and its subsidiaries, monitor its performance, and make recommendations to improve its operation. The bill requires that the Council shall consist of fifteen members who are regular transit users and who are people with disabilities.
S1238 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1238 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 public authorities law, in relation to the board of the metropolitan transportation authority; and in relation to the establishment of the metropolitan transit authority riders' council for people with disabilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraphs 1 and 2 of paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 1263 of the public authorities law, subparagraph 1 as amended by section 3 of part H of chapter 25 of the laws of 2009 and subparagraph 2 as amended by chapter 549 of the laws of 1994, are amended to read as follows: (1) There is hereby created the "metropolitan transportation authori- ty." The authority shall be a body corporate and politic constituting a public benefit corporation. The authority shall consist of TWENTY-FOUR MEMBERS AND SHALL INCLUDE a [chairman] CHAIRPERSON, sixteen other voting members, and [two] THREE non-voting and four alternate non-voting members, as described in subparagraph two of this paragraph appointed by the governor by and with the advice and consent of the senate. Any member appointed to a term commencing on or after June thirtieth, two thousand nine shall have experience in one or more of the following areas: transportation, public administration, business management, finance, accounting, law, engineering, land use, urban and regional planning, management of large capital projects, labor relations, or have experience in some other area of activity central to the mission of the authority. Four of the sixteen voting members other than the [chairman] CHAIRPERSON shall be appointed on the written recommendation of the mayor of the city of New York; and each of seven other voting members other than the [chairman] CHAIRPERSON shall be appointed after selection from a written list of three recommendations from the chief executive EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00686-01-1
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