senate Bill S7372

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to requirements for metropolitan transportation authority hearings for proposed fare increases, major reductions of transportation and/or major service changes

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Jun 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
May 02, 2012 referred to transportation

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S7372 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1726
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1263, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10303
2013-2014: S776, S6399, A9060, A31
2015-2016: S246, A1011
2017-2018: S4152, A5182
2019-2020: S2816, A606
2021-2022: S5823, A1206

S7372 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the MTA to hold hearings in each county affected by proposed fair increases, major reductions of transportation and/or major service changes; does not apply to standard seasonal or holiday adjustments, temporary changes due to routine maintenance and/or temporary changes in response to emergency situations; requires the authority to hold a hearing in each county of a service area that is affected by the proposed change(s) in fares or services, provided that such hearings be limited to one hearing per calendar day.

S7372 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7372 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7372

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. FUSCHILLO -- 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 requirements
  for metropolitan transportation authority hearings for  proposed  fare
  increases,  major  reductions  of  transportation and/or major service
  changes

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

  Section  1.  Section  1263 of the public authorities law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10. (A) THE AUTHORITY SHALL HOLD HEARINGS IN EACH COUNTY  AFFECTED  BY
PROPOSED FARE INCREASES, MAJOR REDUCTIONS OF TRANSPORTATION AND/OR MAJOR
SERVICE CHANGES.
  (B) THE HEARING REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDI-
VISION  SHALL  NOT  APPLY  TO  STANDARD SEASONAL OR HOLIDAY ADJUSTMENTS,
TEMPORARY CHANGES DUE TO ROUTINE MAINTENANCE AND/OR TEMPORARY CHANGES IN
RESPONSE TO EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.
  (C) THE AUTHORITY SHALL HOLD A HEARING IN EACH  COUNTY  OF  A  SERVICE
AREA  THAT  IS  AFFECTED  BY  THE PROPOSED CHANGE OR CHANGES IN FARES OR
SERVICES, PROVIDED THAT SUCH HEARINGS BE  LIMITED  TO  ONE  HEARING  PER
CALENDAR DAY.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01780-03-2

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