assembly Bill A4578A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes an intercity bus permit system in N.Y. city

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S4313 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2012 signed chap.410
Aug 06, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.148
substituted for a4578a
Jun 14, 2012 substituted by s4313b
Jun 13, 2012 ordered to third reading rules cal.148
rules report cal.148
reported
Jun 12, 2012 reported referred to rules
reported referred to codes
Apr 30, 2012 print number 4578a
amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
returned to assembly
died in senate
Apr 04, 2011 referred to transportation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
Mar 31, 2011 advanced to third reading cal.168
Mar 30, 2011 reported
reported referred to codes
Feb 04, 2011 referred to transportation

Votes

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Mar 13, 2012 - Transportation committee Vote

S4313A
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 2, 2011 - Transportation committee Vote

S4313A
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
A (Active)
Original
A (Active)

Co-Sponsors

A4578 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4313B
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1642-a, V & T L

A4578 - Summary

Establishes an intercity bus service permit system in cities having a population of one million or more; defines terms; provides exemptions; imposes civil penalties for violations  (view more) requires a public hearing.

A4578 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2977                                                  A. 4578

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 4, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sen.  SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. SILVER -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing
  an intercity bus passenger service permit system in  cities  having  a
  population of one million or more

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

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1642-a to read as follows:
  S  1642-A.  INTERCITY  BUS  PASSENGER  SERVICE PERMIT SYSTEM IN CITIES
HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.  1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED  IN
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  A.  "COMMUNITY  BOARD"  SHALL  HAVE  THE  SAME MEANING AS SUCH TERM IS
DEFINED IN SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED OF THE NEW YORK CITY CHARTER;
  B. "INTERCITY BUS PASSENGER SERVICE" SHALL MEAN TRANSPORTATION BY  BUS
PROVIDED  TO  THE  PUBLIC ON A REGULAR AND CONTINUING BASIS BY A PERSON,
FIRM, OR CORPORATION AUTHORIZED TO TRANSPORT  PASSENGERS  IN  INTERSTATE
COMMERCE BY THE FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION OR IN INTRA-
STATE  COMMERCE BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION THAT IS PRIMA-
RILY INTENDED TO SATISFY LONGER DISTANCE TRAVEL DEMAND  BETWEEN  CITIES,
AND VILLAGES AND UNINCORPORATED URBAN PLACES; AND
  C.  "METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY" SHALL MEAN THE CORPORATION
CREATED BY SECTION TWELVE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF THE PUBLIC  AUTHORITIES
LAW.
  2.  EXEMPTIONS.  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY
TRANSPORTATION FOR COMPENSATION WHEN THAT TRANSPORTATION IS PERFORMED:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08953-01-1

Co-Sponsors

A4578A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4313B
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1642-a, V & T L

A4578A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an intercity bus service permit system in cities having a population of one million or more; defines terms; provides exemptions; imposes civil penalties for violations  (view more) requires a public hearing.

A4578A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4578--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. SILVER, MENG -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  NOLAN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Transportation in accordance with
  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing
  an intercity bus permit system in cities having a  population  of  one
  million or more

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

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1642-a to read as follows:
  S  1642-A.  BUS  PERMIT  SYSTEM  IN  CITIES HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE
MILLION OR MORE. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING
TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  A.  "CHARTER BUS" SHALL MEAN A BUS TRANSPORTING PASSENGERS FOR COMPEN-
SATION IN CHARTERED PARTY.
  B. "CHARTERED PARTY" SHALL MEAN A GROUP OF PERSONS WHO, PURSUANT TO  A
COMMON  PURPOSE  AND UNDER A SINGLE CONTRACT AND AT A FIXED CHARGE, HAVE
ACQUIRED EXCLUSIVE USE OF A BUS TO TRAVEL  TOGETHER  AS  A  GROUP  TO  A
SPECIFIC DESTINATION OR FOR A PARTICULAR ITINERARY EITHER AGREED UPON IN
ADVANCE OR MODIFIED AFTER HAVING LEFT THE PLACE OF ORIGIN BY SUCH GROUP.
  C.  "COMMUNITY  BOARD"  SHALL  MEAN  A  COMMUNITY  BOARD AS DEFINED IN
SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED OF THE NEW YORK CITY CHARTER.
  D. "INTERCITY BUS" SHALL MEAN A BUS THAT TRANSPORTS THE GENERAL PUBLIC
BETWEEN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION  OF  ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE  AND  ANY
LOCATION  OUTSIDE  OF  SUCH  CITY  IN SCHEDULED BUS SERVICE.   PROVIDED,
HOWEVER, THAT SUCH TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE A SCHOOL BUS; OR A BUS PROVID-
ING PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION; OR A CHARTER BUS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08953-04-2

A. 4578--A                          2

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