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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to transportation|
|Jan 06, 2011||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1241
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S1241 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S1241 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to ensuring public accessibility in certain mass transit and rapid transit stations PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to provide for the daily inspection of escalators, elevators, wheel-chair lifts, and other facilities in passenger stations and to make their maintenance a priority. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill requires the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to provide for the daily inspection of escalators, elevators, wheelchair lifts, and other facilities in its passenger stations. The bill requires that if an escalator, elevator, wheelchair lift, or other facility is found to be inoperable that the authority shall initiate repair and file a written report to the authority's Inspector General and Management Advisory Board. The bill requires that if an escalator, elevator, wheelchair lift, or other facility is found to be inoperable for two or more consecutive
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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