assembly Bill A31

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 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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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 14, 2013 tabled
Nov 13, 2013 vetoed memo.239
Nov 01, 2013 delivered to governor
May 29, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.62
substituted for s776
May 06, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 02, 2013 advanced to third reading cal.233
Apr 30, 2013 reported
Feb 11, 2013 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 09, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A31 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S776
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1263, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10303
2011-2012: A1726, S7372
2015-2016: A1011, S246
2017-2018: A5182, S4152
2019-2020: A606, S2816
2021-2022: A1206, S5823

A31 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the MTA to hold hearings in each county affected by proposed fare 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.

A31 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   31

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ROSENTHAL, BRENNAN, DINOWITZ, TITONE, COLTON,
  MAISEL, KELLNER, ROBINSON, CASTRO, MILLMAN, RAIA, JACOBS, PERRY, SCAR-
  BOROUGH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  BOYLAND,  CRESPO,  GLICK,
  MARKEY,  WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and  referred to the Committee on
  Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

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.
                                                           LBD01455-01-3