senate Bill S2109A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the metropolitan transportation authority to create an expired fare transfer policy

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

do you support this bill?

Actions

view actions (4)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2014 print number 2109a
amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 10, 2013 referred to transportation

Bill Amendments

Original
A (Active)
Original
A (Active)

S2109 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A434A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1266-j, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3840, A4775

S2109 - Summary

Requires the metropolitan transportation authority to create an expired fare transfer policy.

S2109 - Sponsor Memo

S2109 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2109

                       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 and the  administrative  code
  of  the  city  of  New York, in relation to requiring the metropolitan
  transportation authority to transfer any remaining money on an expired
  pay-per-ride MetroCard to a new MetroCard, and enacting certain  other
  technical provisions

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

  Section 1. Section 1261 of the public authorities law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 11-a to read as follows:
  11-A. "METROCARD" SHALL MEAN ANY CARD WHETHER PAY-PER-RIDE OR UNLIMIT-
ED  RIDE,  SOLD  FOR TRAVEL ON THE NEW YORK CITY SUBWAY SYSTEM; NEW YORK
CITY TRANSIT BUSES, INCLUDING ROUTES OPERATED BY OTHER  OPERATORS  UNDER
CONTRACT  TO  THE  METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (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. The public authorities law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
1266-j to read as follows:
  S  1266-J.  EXPIRED PAY-PER-RIDE METROCARDS WITH UNUSED BALANCES.  THE
METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (MTA) SHALL BE REQUIRED TO  TRANS-
FER  ANY  REMAINING  MONEY ON AN EXPIRED PAY-PER-RIDE METROCARD TO A NEW
PAY-PER-RIDE METROCARD AS DEFINED UNDER SECTION TWELVE HUNDRED SIXTY-ONE
OF THIS TITLE AT THE CUSTOMER'S REQUEST REGARDLESS OF THE AMOUNT OF TIME
THAT HAS LAPSED SINCE THE INITIAL EXPIRATION DATE OF THE CARD.
  S 3. The administrative code of the city of New  York  is  amended  by
adding a new section 20-706.1 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01159-01-3

S2109A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A434A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1266-j, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3840, A4775

S2109A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the metropolitan transportation authority to create an expired fare transfer policy.

S2109A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2109A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2109--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 requiring the
  metropolitan  transportation  authority  to  establish an expired fare
  transfer policy; and providing for the repeal of such provisions  upon
  expiration thereof

  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 1266-j to read as follows:
  S  1266-J.  EXPIRED  FARE TRANSFER POLICY.   NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER
PROVISION OF LAW, THE AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH AN EXPIRED FARE TRANSFER
POLICY THAT MAY BE AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME.  SUCH POLICY SHALL PROVIDE
ANY PERSON WHO PURCHASES A FARE THE ABILITY TO  TRANSFER  ANY  REMAINING
BALANCE FOR TWO YEARS AFTER SUCH FARE IS DEEMED EXPIRED.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
deemed repealed on July 1, 2019.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01159-03-4

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.