senate Bill S1551

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to providing free fare on metropolitan transportation authority transit systems

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

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S1551 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5401
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1528, A3330
2009-2010: S1089, A5412

S1551 - Summary

Relates to providing free fare on metropolitan transportation authority transit systems for senior citizens sixty-five years of age or older.

S1551 - Sponsor Memo

S1551 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1551

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PERKINS, ADAMS, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, PARKER --
  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 providing
  free fare on the metropolitan transportation authority transit systems

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

  Section  1.  Section  1266 of the public authorities law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 15-a to read as follows:
  15-A. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW OR THE TERMS  OF
ANY  CONTRACT,  THE  AUTHORITY,  IN  CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK CITY
TRANSIT AUTHORITY, THE LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD AND THE METRO-NORTH  COMMU-
TER  RAILROAD  COMPANY,  SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A NO FARE PROGRAM
FOR TRANSPORTATION ON NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY SYSTEMS, THE  LONG
ISLAND  RAIL  ROAD  AND  THE  METRO-NORTH  COMMUTER RAILROAD COMPANY FOR
SENIOR CITIZENS.
  (B) IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SUCH NO FARE PROGRAM THE SENIOR  CITI-
ZEN MUST BE SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04228-01-3

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