senate Bill S1996A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Allows the thruway authority to offer a discounted toll rate to residents of Rockland and Westchester counties for Tappan Zee bridge crossings

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 27, 2014 print number 1996a
amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

S1996 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1198A
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §354-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7094, A9881

S1996 - Summary

Allows the thruway authority to offer discounted tokens to residents of Rockland and Westchester counties for Tappan Zee bridge crossings.

S1996 - Sponsor Memo

S1996 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1996

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 allowing  the
  New  York  state thruway authority to offer discounted tokens to resi-
  dents of Rockland and  Westchester  counties  for  Tappan  Zee  bridge
  crossings

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

  Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 354-a to read as follows:
  S  354-A.  TOKENS.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF LAW,
BUT SUBJECT TO AGREEMENTS WITH NOTEHOLDERS AND BONDHOLDERS, THE AUTHORI-
TY SHALL OFFER FOR SALE TOKENS WITH RESPECT TO RESIDENTS OF  THE  COUNTY
OF  ROCKLAND  AND THE COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER AND MAY, EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE
PROVIDED HEREIN, REGULATE THE USE THEREOF. TOKENS FOR RESIDENTS  OF  THE
COUNTY  OF  ROCKLAND  AND  THE  COUNTY  OF WESTCHESTER SHALL ENTITLE THE
PURCHASER TO CROSSINGS OVER THE TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE AT A REDUCED  COST  OF
SIXTY PER CENTUM OF THE REGULAR CROSSING FARE IMPOSED ON NONRESIDENTS OF
THE  COUNTY  OF ROCKLAND AND THE COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER. IN THE EVENT THE
AUTHORITY SHALL IMPOSE A SURCHARGE IN ADDITION TO THE REGULAR  TOLL  FOR
CROSSINGS OVER THE TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE, SUCH SURCHARGE SHALL NOT BE DEEMED
A  PART  OF  THE REGULAR CROSSING FARE FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, AND
THE TOKENS OFFERED FOR SALE TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE COUNTY  OF  ROCKLAND
AND  THE COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER AS HEREIN PROVIDED SHALL ALSO ENTITLE THE
PURCHASER TO  A  PERMANENT  EXEMPTION  FROM  THE  PAYMENT  OF  ANY  SUCH
SURCHARGE IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT OF ANY SUCH SURCHARGE IMPOSED
DURING  CALENDAR YEAR TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN. APPLICATION FOR SUCH TOKENS
OR OTHER PAYMENT DEVICES SHALL BE MADE IN SUCH MANNER AS  PRESCRIBED  BY
THE  AUTHORITY  AND  SHALL CONTAIN SUCH INFORMATION AS THE AUTHORITY MAY
REASONABLY REQUIRE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S1996A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1198A
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §354-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7094, A9881

S1996A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows the thruway authority to offer discounted tokens to residents of Rockland and Westchester counties for Tappan Zee bridge crossings.

S1996A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1996A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1996--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation  --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee on Transportation in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to allowing the
  New York state thruway authority to offer a discounted  toll  rate  to
  residents  of  Rockland and Westchester counties for Tappan Zee bridge
  crossings

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

  Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
section 354-a to read as follows:
  S  354-A.  RESIDENT  DISCOUNT.     NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY   INCONSISTENT
PROVISION  OF  LAW, BUT SUBJECT TO AGREEMENTS WITH NOTEHOLDERS AND BOND-
HOLDERS, THE AUTHORITY SHALL OFFER A DISCOUNTED TOLL RATE FOR TAPPAN ZEE
BRIDGE CROSSINGS TO RESIDENTS OF THE COUNTY OF ROCKLAND AND  THE  COUNTY
OF  WESTCHESTER  AND  MAY, EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION,
REGULATE THE USE THEREOF. THE DISCOUNT FOR RESIDENTS OF  THE  COUNTY  OF
ROCKLAND  AND  THE COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER SHALL ENTITLE SUCH RESIDENTS TO
CROSSINGS OVER THE TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE AT A  REDUCED  COST  OF  SIXTY  PER
CENTUM OF THE REGULAR CROSSING FARE IMPOSED ON NONRESIDENTS OF THE COUN-
TY OF ROCKLAND AND THE COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER. IN THE EVENT THE AUTHORITY
SHALL  IMPOSE  A SURCHARGE IN ADDITION TO THE REGULAR TOLL FOR CROSSINGS
OVER THE TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE, SUCH SURCHARGE SHALL NOT BE DEEMED A PART OF
THE REGULAR CROSSING FARE FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, AND THE DISCOUNT
OFFERED TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE COUNTY OF ROCKLAND  AND  THE  COUNTY  OF
WESTCHESTER  AS  HEREIN  PROVIDED SHALL ALSO ENTITLE SUCH RESIDENTS TO A
PERMANENT EXEMPTION FROM THE PAYMENT OF ANY SUCH SURCHARGE IN AN  AMOUNT
EQUAL  TO  THE AMOUNT OF ANY SUCH SURCHARGE IMPOSED DURING CALENDAR YEAR

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

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