senate Bill S2092A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates an extra transfer for pay-per-ride Metrocard users

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1426
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 13, 2014 print number 2092a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 10, 2013 referred to transportation

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S2092 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A367A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3839, A4855

S2092 - Summary

Relates to allowing two automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards.

S2092 - Sponsor Memo

S2092 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2092

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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  two
  automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards

  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 1277-b to read as follows:
  S  1277-B.  TRANSFERS  ALLOWED  FOR PAY-PER-RIDE METROCARD USERS.  THE
METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (MTA)  AS  DEFINED  UNDER  SECTION
TWELVE  HUNDRED  SIXTY-THREE  OF THIS TITLE SHALL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE
RIDERS WITH PAY-PER-RIDE METROCARDS TWO AUTOMATIC FREE TRANSFERS BETWEEN
SUBWAY AND BUS, OR BETWEEN  BUSES.  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  THIS  SECTION
PAY-PER-RIDE  METROCARDS  SHALL MEAN CARDS SOLD WHERE PURCHASERS PAY FOR
INDIVIDUAL RIDES FOR TRAVEL ON THE NEW YORK CITY SUBWAY SYSTEM; NEW YORK
CITY TRANSIT BUSES, INCLUDING ROUTES OPERATED BY OTHER  OPERATORS  UNDER
CONTRACT  TO THE MTA; MTA BUS, AND MTA LONG ISLAND BUS SYSTEMS; THE PATH
SUBWAY SYSTEM; THE ROOSEVELT ISLAND TRAM; AIRTRAIN JFK; AND  WESTCHESTER
COUNTY  BEE-LINE  BUS  SYSTEM ON WHICH THE CUSTOMER ELECTRONICALLY LOADS
FARES WHETHER THE  CARD  IS  SOLD  BY  THE  METROPOLITAN  TRANSPORTATION
AUTHORITY,  ANY  OF  SUCH  AUTHORITIES  AUTHORIZED  AGENTS, NEIGHBORHOOD
MERCHANTS OR PURCHASED THROUGH ANY EMPLOYER TRANSIT PROGRAMS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01157-01-3

S2092A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A367A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3839, A4855

S2092A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing two automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards.

S2092A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2092A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2092--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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 two
  automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards

  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 3-b to read as follows:
  3-B. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL
ESTABLISH  A FARE TRANSFER POLICY THAT MAY BE AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME.
SUCH POLICY SHALL PROVIDE ANY PERSON WHO PAYS A FARE  OR  RATE  WITH  AT
LEAST  TWO  TRANSFERS  AT NO COST BETWEEN ANY SUBWAY AND BUS, OR BETWEEN
BUSES THAT ARE OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY. SUCH TRANSFERS SHALL
BE VALID FOR TWO HOURS FROM THE TIME SUCH FARE OR RATE IS  COLLECTED  BY
THE AUTHORITY AT A TRANSIT FACILITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01157-03-4

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