|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 31, 2013||signed chap.182|
|Jul 19, 2013||delivered to governor|
|Jun 13, 2013||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1309
substituted for s1855
|Jun 13, 2013||substituted by a1457|
|Jun 12, 2013||ordered to third reading cal.1309|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1855Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A1457 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S1855 - Details
S1855 - Summary
Authorizes a no fare program for transportation on the Long Island Rail Road for police officers employed by the towns of Suffolk.
S1855 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1855 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to authorizing a no fare program for transportation on the Long Island Rail Road for police officers employed by the towns of Suffolk PURPOSE: To include police officers employed by the towns in Suffolk County in the provisions governing the Long Island Rail Road's Free Police Ride Program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Subdivision 14 of Section 1266 of the public authorities law is amended to include police officers employed by the towns in Suffolk County in the Long Island Rail Road's Free Police Ride Program. JUSTIFICATION: For the increased protection and improved safety of commuters and employees, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) currently administers a program that provides free transportation on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) for certain police officers. Police offi- cers employed by the City of New York, the County of Nassau, Nassau County villages and cities, County of Suffolk, Suffolk County towns and villages, the Division of State Police, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, the New York City Housing Authority and the New York City Transit Authority have been actively participating in this no fare program over the past several years.
S1855 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 1855 A. 1457 2013-2014 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transporta- tion IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE, ENGLEBRIGHT, SALADINO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to authorizing a no fare program for transportation on the Long Island Rail Road for police officers employed by the towns of Suffolk THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 14 of section 1266 of the public authorities law, as added by chapter 307 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows: 14. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law or the terms of any contract, the authority, in consultation with the Long Island Rail Road, shall establish and implement a no fare program for transportation on the Long Island Rail Road for police officers employed by the city of New York, county of Nassau, Nassau county villages and cities, county of Suffolk, Suffolk county villages AND TOWNS, the division of state police, the port authority of New York and New Jersey, the Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, the New York city housing authority and the New York city transit authority. In establishing such program, which has as its goal increased protection and improved safety for its commuters, the authority and the Long Island Rail Road shall, among other things, consider: (a) requiring police officers who ride without cost to regis- ter with the Long Island Rail Road as a condition of riding without cost; (b) requiring such officers to indicate during such registration process their regular working hours and the Long Island Rail Road trains EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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