senate Bill S1528

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to providing free fare on metropolitan transportation authority transit systems

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jan 10, 2011 referred to transportation

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S1528 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3330
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1089, A5412

S1528 - Summary

Relates to providing free fare on metropolitan transportation authority transit systems for senior citizens sixty-five years of age or older.

S1528 - Sponsor Memo

S1528 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1528

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PERKINS,  ADAMS,  DILAN, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON,
  HUNTLEY, PARKER -- 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  providing
  free fare on the metropolitan transportation authority transit systems

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

  Section 1. Section 1266 of the public authorities law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 15-a to read as follows:
  15-A.  (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW OR THE TERMS OF
ANY CONTRACT, THE AUTHORITY, IN CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  NEW  YORK  CITY
TRANSIT  AUTHORITY, THE LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD AND THE METRO-NORTH COMMU-
TER RAILROAD COMPANY, SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A  NO  FARE  PROGRAM
FOR  TRANSPORTATION ON NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY SYSTEMS, THE LONG
ISLAND RAIL ROAD AND  THE  METRO-NORTH  COMMUTER  RAILROAD  COMPANY  FOR
SENIOR CITIZENS.
  (B)  IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SUCH NO FARE PROGRAM THE SENIOR CITI-
ZEN MUST BE SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06054-01-1

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