senate Bill S1241

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the city of New York or county within the district to make maintenance of escalators, elevators and other facilities in passenger stations a priority

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S1241 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A837
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง1277 & 1279-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1387, A3952

S1241 - Summary

Requires the city of New York or county within the district to make maintenance of escalators, elevators and other facilities in passenger stations a priority; requires daily inspections, reports to MTA inspector general and the management advisory board, emergency repair order after two consecutive daily reports of inoperable facilities, and annual reports by the management advisory board.

S1241 - Sponsor Memo

S1241 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1241

                       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  ensuring
  public  accessibility  in  certain  mass  transit  and  rapid  transit
  stations

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

  Section  1.  Section 1277 of the public authorities law, as amended by
chapter 161 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1277. Station operation and maintenance. The operation,  maintenance
and  use  of  passenger stations shall be public purposes of the city of
New York and the counties within the district.  1. (A) The total cost to
the authority and each of  its  subsidiary  corporations  of  operation,
maintenance  and  use  of  each  passenger  station  within the district
serviced by one or more railroad facilities of the authority or of  such
subsidiary  corporation,  including  the buildings, appurtenances, plat-
forms, lands and approaches incidental or  adjacent  thereto,  shall  be
borne  by  the  city of New York if such station is located in such city
or, if not located in such city, by such county within the  district  in
which such station is located. On or before June first of each year, the
authority  shall, in accordance with the method specified herein, deter-
mine and certify to the city of New York and to each county  within  the
district  the  respective  allocation of costs related to the operation,
maintenance and use of passenger stations within such city and each such
other county, for the twelve month period  ending  the  preceding  March
thirty-first.
For  the  year commencing April first, nineteen hundred ninety-nine, the
total payment amount to be billed by the authority  for  the  operation,
maintenance  and  use  of  each passenger station within the city of New
York and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam,
Orange, and Rockland shall be calculated by  summing  the  total  amount

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00769-01-1

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