senate Bill S2472

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires port authority to acquire economic impact statement prior to increasing bridge and tunnel tolls

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 29, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2014 1st report cal.978
Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 17, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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May 28, 2014 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 28, 2014

S2472 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A520
Law Section:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11, Chap 47 of 1931
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6034, A348
2009-2010: S1819, A7155

S2472 - Summary

Requires the port authority of New York and New Jersey to acquire an economic impact statement by an independent contractor at least 30 days prior to increasing bridge and tunnel tolls.

S2472 - Sponsor Memo

S2472 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2472

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN ACT to amend chapter 47 of the laws of 1931 relating to declaring the
  policy  of  the states of New York and New Jersey in regard to certain
  vehicular bridges and tunnels within the port of New York district, in
  relation to economic impact statements prior to the increase of  tolls
  for the use of bridges and tunnels

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of section 11 of chapter  47  of  the
laws  of 1931 relating to declaring the policy of the states of New York
and New Jersey in regard to certain vehicular bridges and tunnels within
the port of New York district, as amended by chapter 807 of the laws  of
1955, is amended to read as follows:
  The port authority is hereby authorized to make and enforce such rules
and  regulations and to establish, levy and collect such tolls and other
charges in connection with any vehicular bridges and  tunnels  which  it
may now or hereafter be authorized to own, construct, operate or control
(including  the said Holland tunnel and the said Midtown Hudson tunnel),
as it may deem necessary, proper or  desirable,  which  said  tolls  and
charges  shall  be  at  least  sufficient  to  meet  the expenses of the
construction, operation and maintenance thereof, and to provide for  the
payment  of,  with interest upon, and the amortization and retirement of
bonds or other securities or obligations issued or incurred  for  bridge
or  tunnel  purposes.  There  shall  be  allocated  to  the  cost of the
construction, operation and maintenance of  such  bridges  and  tunnels,
such  proportion  of  the  general  expenses of the port authority as it
shall deemed properly chargeable thereto.    NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER
PROVISION  OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO TOLL OR OTHER CHARGE IN CONNECTION
WITH ANY VEHICULAR BRIDGE OR TUNNEL SHALL BE INCREASED  UNTIL  NOT  LESS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00821-01-3

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