senate Bill S4313A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes a bus passenger service permit system in cities having a population of one million or more

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to 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 12, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 30, 2012 amended on third reading (t) 4313b
Mar 15, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 14, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 13, 2012 1st report cal.348
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Jun 07, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2011 1st report cal.948
May 24, 2011 print number 4313a
May 24, 2011 amend and recommit to transportation
Mar 29, 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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Transportation Committee Vote: Jun 2, 2011

aye wr (2)
excused (1)

S4313 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1642-a, V & T L

S4313 - Summary

Authorizes a bus passenger service permit system in cities having a population of one million or more; designates locations for the loading and unloading of passengers for intercity buses; excludes tour buses.

S4313 - Sponsor Memo

S4313 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4313

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 29, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to a 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 ENGAGING IN A  SPECIFIC  OR  SPECIAL
TRIP  IN  THE  NATURE  OF  AN EXCURSION OR OUTING, FOR WHICH IT HAS BEEN
HIRED OR OTHERWISE ENGAGED BY ORAL OR WRITTEN CONTRACT FOR THE EXCLUSIVE
USE OF THE CHARTERER.
  B. "INTERCITY BUS" SHALL MEAN ANY BUS, OTHER THAN A CHARTER BUS  OR  A
BUS  OPERATED  BY  NEW  JERSEY  TRANSIT, THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION
AUTHORITY OR OTHER PUBLIC AUTHORITY, THAT TRANSPORTS PASSENGERS  BETWEEN
A  CITY  HAVING  A  POPULATION  OF  ONE MILLION OR MORE AND ANY LOCATION
OUTSIDE OF SAID CITY.
  2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  ANY  CITY
HAVING  A  POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OF MORE MAY PROHIBIT BY LAW OR RULE
INTERCITY BUSES FROM LOADING OR UNLOADING PASSENGERS ON  STREETS  WITHIN
SUCH  CITY  EXCEPT  ON DESIGNATED STREETS AND AT DESIGNATED LOCATIONS ON
SUCH STREETS.
  3. THE MAYOR OF SUCH CITY MAY  DESIGNATE  AN  AGENCY  OR  AGENCIES  TO
PROMULGATE RULES TO IMPLEMENT THIS SECTION. SUCH RULES MAY:
  A.  DESIGNATE  STREETS AND LOCATIONS WHERE THE LOADING OR UNLOADING OF
PASSENGERS BY INTERCITY BUSES WILL BE PERMITTED;
  B. ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF PERMITS FOR ALLOCATING SPACES  ON  DESIGNATED
STREETS  WHERE  INTERCITY  BUSES  MAY  LOAD  AND  UNLOAD PASSENGERS, AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10550-01-1

S4313A - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1642-a, V & T L

S4313A - Summary

Authorizes a bus passenger service permit system in cities having a population of one million or more; designates locations for the loading and unloading of passengers for intercity buses; excludes tour buses.

S4313A - Sponsor Memo

S4313A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4313--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 29, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to a 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 ENGAGING IN A  SPECIFIC  OR  SPECIAL
TRIP  IN  THE  NATURE  OF  AN EXCURSION OR OUTING, FOR WHICH IT HAS BEEN
HIRED OR OTHERWISE ENGAGED BY ORAL OR WRITTEN CONTRACT FOR THE EXCLUSIVE
USE OF THE CHARTERER.
  B. "INTERCITY BUS" SHALL MEAN ANY BUS, OTHER THAN A CHARTER BUS  OR  A
BUS  OPERATED  BY  NEW  JERSEY  TRANSIT, THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION
AUTHORITY OR OTHER PUBLIC AUTHORITY, THAT TRANSPORTS PASSENGERS  BETWEEN
A  CITY  HAVING  A  POPULATION  OF  ONE MILLION OR MORE AND ANY LOCATION
OUTSIDE OF SAID CITY.
  2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  ANY  CITY
HAVING  A  POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OF MORE MAY PROHIBIT BY LAW OR RULE
INTERCITY BUSES FROM LOADING OR UNLOADING PASSENGERS ON  STREETS  WITHIN
SUCH  CITY  EXCEPT  ON DESIGNATED STREETS AND AT DESIGNATED LOCATIONS ON
SUCH STREETS.
  3. THE MAYOR OF SUCH CITY MAY  DESIGNATE  AN  AGENCY  OR  AGENCIES  TO
PROMULGATE RULES TO IMPLEMENT THIS SECTION. SUCH RULES MAY:
  A.  DESIGNATE  STREETS AND LOCATIONS WHERE THE LOADING OR UNLOADING OF
PASSENGERS BY INTERCITY BUSES WILL BE PERMITTED;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10550-02-1

Co-Sponsors

S4313B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1642-a, V & T L

S4313B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes a bus passenger service permit system in cities having a population of one million or more; designates locations for the loading and unloading of passengers for intercity buses; excludes tour buses.

S4313B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4313B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4313--B
    Cal. No. 348

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 29, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on  Transpor-
  tation  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably
  from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to  a
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
  the order of third reading

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,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10550-03-2

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