Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 15, 2012
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 04, 2012
referred to transportation
|Jan 25, 2011
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S2539
2011-2012 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2011-S2539 (ACTIVE) - Details
2011-S2539 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2539 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to commuter passes on the New York state thruway in the Syracuse area PURPOSE: To provide no-cost Thruway travel for Syracuse-area commuters. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 -- Amends section 378 of the Public Authorities Law to allow for no-cost commuter travel on the Thruway between exits 34A, 35, 36, 37, 38, and 39. Each exit is within the Syracuse-area. Section 2 -- Effective date. JUSTIFICATION: This legislation seeks to ease the financial burden that is faced by Thruway commuters in the Syracuse-area. Currently, Thruway commuters in this region must pay the standard Thruway fees imposed upon those traveling the Thruway over long distances. This legislation allows
2011-S2539 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2539 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 25, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DeFRANCISCO -- 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 commuter passes on the New York state thruway in the Syracuse area THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The opening paragraph of section 378 of the public author- ities law is designated subdivision 1 and a new subdivision 2 is added to read as follows: 2. THE AUTHORITY IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO ISSUE ANNUAL SHORT DISTANCE COMMUTER PERMITS WHICH SHALL PROVIDE FOR TRAVEL AT NO CHARGE BETWEEN INTERCHANGES IN PERMIT AREAS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDI- VISION, THE TERM "PERMIT AREA" SHALL MEAN THE FOLLOWING SET OF INTER- CHANGES: THIRTY-FOUR-A, THIRTY-FIVE, THIRTY-SIX, THIRTY-SEVEN, THIRTY- EIGHT AND THIRTY-NINE. SUCH PERMITS SHALL BE VALID ONLY FOR TRAVEL WITHIN THE PERMIT AREA. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law, provided, however, that the thruway authori- ty shall promulgate any rules and regulations necessary for the imple- mentation of this act on or before such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03758-01-1
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