senate Bill S1238

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes metropolitan transportation authority disabled riders' council

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jan 06, 2011 referred to transportation

S1238 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1263, add §1266-j, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1386B, A3954B

S1238 - Summary

Establishes the metropolitan transportation riders' council for persons with disabilities; provides for membership and powers and duties.

S1238 - Sponsor Memo

S1238 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       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


  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
  (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.


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