assembly Bill A6076A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that in a city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 28, 2014 held for consideration in transportation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jun 19, 2013 print number 6076c
Jun 19, 2013 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jun 17, 2013 print number 6076b
Jun 17, 2013 amend and recommit to transportation
May 22, 2013 print number 6076a
May 22, 2013 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Mar 14, 2013 referred to transportation

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A6076 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

A6076 - Summary

Provides that in a city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route.

A6076 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6076

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  KELLNER,  QUART,  KAVANAGH  -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  authorizing
  any bus owned and operated by the metropolitan transportation authori-
  ty to use a blue light

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph c of paragraph 4 of subdivision 41 of  section
375  of  the  vehicle  and traffic law, as amended by chapter 465 of the
laws of 2010, is amended and a new subparagraph a-1 is added to read  as
follows:
  A-1. IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, ANY BUS OWNED
AND  OPERATED  BY  THE  METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY MAY HAVE A
BLUE LIGHT AFFIXED.
  c. The commissioner is authorized to promulgate rules and  regulations
relating  to  the  use, placement, power and display of blue lights on a
police vehicle [and], fire vehicle AND BUS OWNED  AND  OPERATED  BY  THE
METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09767-01-3

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A6076A - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

A6076A - Summary

Provides that in a city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route.

A6076A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6076--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. KELLNER, QUART, KAVANAGH, COOK -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Transportation --  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  authorizing
  certain  buses  owned  and operated by the metropolitan transportation
  authority or the New York  city  transit  authority  to  use  flashing
  purple lights

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 41 of section 375 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
law is amended by adding a new paragraph 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A.  IN  A  CITY  WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, ANY BUSES
OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY  OR  THE
NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY AND OPERATED AS PART OF THE AUTHORITIES'
SELECT  BUS  SERVICES  MAY  HAVE  FLASHING  PURPLE LIGHTS AFFIXED TO AND
DISPLAYED ON SUCH BUSES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09767-03-3

Co-Sponsors

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A6076B - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

A6076B - Summary

Provides that in a city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route.

A6076B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6076--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. KELLNER, QUART, KAVANAGH, COOK, GLICK, ARROYO,
  HEASTIE, GIBSON,  CRESPO,  RIVERA,  SEPULVEDA,  BENEDETTO,  GOTTFRIED,
  BORELLI  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said commit-
  tee with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to
  said committee

AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing
  certain buses owned and operated by  the  metropolitan  transportation
  authority  or  the  New  York  city  transit authority to use flashing
  purple lights

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  41 of section 375 of the vehicle and traffic
law is amended by adding a new paragraph 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION  OR  MORE,  ANY  BUSES
OWNED  AND  OPERATED BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY OR THE
NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY AND OPERATED AS PART OF THE AUTHORITIES'
SELECT BUS SERVICE ROUTES WITH OFF-BOARD FARE COLLECTION MAY HAVE FLASH-
ING PURPLE LIGHTS AFFIXED TO AND DISPLAYED ON SUCH BUSES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09767-05-3

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A6076C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

A6076C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that in a city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route.

A6076C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6076--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. KELLNER, QUART, KAVANAGH, COOK, GLICK, ARROYO,
  HEASTIE, GIBSON,  CRESPO,  RIVERA,  SEPULVEDA,  BENEDETTO,  GOTTFRIED,
  BORELLI  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said commit-
  tee with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to
  said  committee -- again reported from said committee with amendments,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  providing
  that  in  a  city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be
  affixed to and displayed on buses operated  on  a  bus  rapid  transit
  route

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 41 of section 375 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
law is amended by adding a new paragraph 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A.  IN  A  CITY  WITH  A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, FLASHING
PURPLE LIGHTS MAY BE AFFIXED TO AND DISPLAYED ON BUSES OPERATED ON A BUS
RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE. SUCH FLASHING PURPLE LIGHTS MAY BE USED EXCLUSIVELY
BY A BUS DRIVER AUTHORIZED BY THE APPLICABLE MASS TRANSIT AGENCY ON  ANY
BUS RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE, PROVIDED THAT FLASHING PURPLE LIGHTS MAY NOT BE
UTILIZED ON ANY BUS OPERATING ON A BUS RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE WHERE THE BUS
FARE  IS  PAID  UPON  BOARDING. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, "BUS
RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE" SHALL INCLUDE ROUTES DESIGNATED AS SUCH BY THE  NEW
YORK  CITY  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE APPLICABLE MASS TRANSIT
AGENCY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE ROUTES SPECIFIED IN  SECTION
ELEVEN HUNDRED ELEVEN-C OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09767-07-3

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