senate Bill S2315

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires notice of hazardous conditions at subway stations

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Transportation Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (1)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 18, 2011 referred to transportation

S2315 - Details

Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1204-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S832

S2315 - Summary

Directs the New York City transit authority to conspicuously post in stations where noise levels exceed 90 db, in a manner visible to passengers exposed to such noise levels, a notice warning passengers of the harm to their health that may result from such exposure; sets forth content of required notice, including, but not limited to, the recommendation of the use of hearing protectors and a telephone number of the New York city transit authority to receive further information.

S2315 - Sponsor Memo

S2315 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2315

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KRUGER -- 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 public notice
  of certain hazardous conditions by the New York city transit authority

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

  Section 1.  Section 1204-a of the public authorities law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A. IN ALL SUBWAY STATIONS WHERE THE NOISE LEVEL MEASURED FOR PASSEN-
GERS ACCORDING TO PARAGRAPH B OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION EXCEEDS
90  DB  THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  CONSPICUOUSLY POST IN A MANNER VISIBLE TO
PASSENGERS EXPOSED TO SUCH NOISE LEVEL A SIGN STATING:
  THE LEVEL OF NOISE IN THIS STATION REGULARLY EXCEEDS 90 DB.    MEDICAL
EXPERIMENTS  HAVE  PROVEN  THAT EXTENDED EXPOSURE TO NOISE AT, OR ABOVE,
THIS LEVEL WILL RESULT IN A LOSS OF HEARING AND MAY BE HARMFUL  TO  YOUR
HEALTH. THE USE OF HEARING PROTECTORS IS RECOMMENDED. FOR FURTHER INFOR-
MATION  CALL THE NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY AT (TELEPHONE NUMBER TO
BE PROVIDED BY THE AUTHORITY).
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07143-01-1

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.