senate Bill S1297

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the MTA to file a copy of proposed station closings with various governmental agencies

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

S1297 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1277, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6419, A500A
2009-2010: A4208

S1297 - Summary

Requires the MTA to file a copy of proposed station closings with various governmental agencies; provides that the MTA hold a public hearing on any proposed closings; allows the MTA to not comply with the filing provisions for emergency repairs or repairs that cause the station to close for less than twenty-four hours.

S1297 - Sponsor Memo

S1297 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 requiring the
  MTA to post a schedule of station closings


  Section  1.  Section 1277 of the public authorities law, as amended by
chapter 161 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1277. Station operation and maintenance. 1. A. The operation,  main-
tenance  and  use  of passenger stations shall be public purposes of the
city of New York and the counties within the district. The total cost to
the authority and each of  its  subsidiary  corporations  of  operation,
maintenance  and  use  of  each  passenger  station  within the district
serviced by one or more railroad facilities of the authority or of  such
subsidiary  corporation,  including  the buildings, appurtenances, plat-
forms, lands and approaches incidental or  adjacent  thereto,  shall  be
borne  by  the  city of New York if such station is located in such city
or, if not located in such city, by such county within the  district  in
which such station is located. On or before June first of each year, the
authority  shall, in accordance with the method specified herein, deter-
mine and certify to the city of New York and to each county  within  the
district  the  respective  allocation of costs related to the operation,
maintenance and use of passenger stations within such city and each such
other county, for the twelve month period  ending  the  preceding  March
  (I) For the year commencing April first, nineteen hundred ninety-nine,
the  total  payment  amount to be billed by the authority for the opera-
tion, maintenance and use of each passenger station within the  city  of
New  York  and  the  counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Dutchess,
Putnam, Orange, and Rockland shall be calculated by  summing  the  total

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


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