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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1297
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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S1297 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S1297 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the MTA to post a schedule of station closings PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires the MTA to file a copy of proposed station closings with various governmental agencies. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1277 of the public authorities law, as amended by chapter 161 of the laws of 2000, is amended: * Provide a station closing schedule on capital projects six months in advance filed with the NYS Comptroller's Office, NYC Controller's Office, the NYC Office of Economic Development; all affected community boards and state, local, and federal elected officials. * After notice of station closings, the MTA will be required to hold public hearings in the affected community boards on the closings. * Emergency repairs or scheduled maintenance work that requires shutdowns of less than 24 hours are exempt from the six-month notice provision. * The Authority shall not close any station for one week commencing on the fourth Wednesday in November, unless it is for emergency repairs.
S1297 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1297 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) 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 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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 thirty-first. (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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