senate Bill S32A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires cash lanes be made available at certain toll barriers

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Apr 29, 2013 print number 32b
amend and recommit to transportation
Mar 14, 2013 print number 32a
amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

Bill Amendments

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S32 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1266-j, Pub Auth L

S32 - Summary

Requires cash lanes be made available at certain toll barriers.

S32 - Sponsor Memo

S32 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   32

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- 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 chapter 774 of the laws
  of 1950 relating to agreeing with the state of New Jersey with respect
  to rules and regulations  governing  traffic  on  vehicular  crossings
  operated  by  the port of New York authority, in relation to requiring
  cash lanes to be made available at certain toll barriers and to repeal
  section 2985 of the public authorities law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 2985 of the public authorities law is REPEALED.
  S  2.  Article  9 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a
new title 12-B to read as follows:
                                TITLE 12-B
                        TOLL AND FARE COLLECTION
SECTION 2988. OWNER LIABILITY FOR FAILURE OF  OPERATOR  TO  COMPLY  WITH
                TOLL COLLECTION REGULATIONS.
        2989. PLACEMENT  OF  ELECTRONIC  TOLL COLLECTION SYSTEM LANES AT
                TOLL BARRIERS LOCATED WITHIN A CITY HAVING A  POPULATION
                OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.
  S  2988.  OWNER  LIABILITY FOR FAILURE OF OPERATOR TO COMPLY WITH TOLL
COLLECTION REGULATIONS. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION  OF  LAW,
EVERY  PUBLIC  AUTHORITY  WHICH  OPERATES  A  TOLL HIGHWAY BRIDGE AND/OR
TUNNEL FACILITY IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED  TO  IMPOSE  MONETARY
LIABILITY  ON  THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE FOR FAILURE OF AN OPERATOR THEREOF
TO COMPLY WITH THE TOLL COLLECTION REGULATIONS OF SUCH PUBLIC  AUTHORITY
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  2.  THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR A CIVIL PENALTY IMPOSED
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IF SUCH VEHICLE WAS USED OR OPERATED  WITH  THE
PERMISSION  OF  THE  OWNER,  EXPRESS  OR  IMPLIED,  IN VIOLATION OF TOLL

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

S32A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1266-j, Pub Auth L

S32A - Summary

Requires cash lanes be made available at certain toll barriers.

S32A - Sponsor Memo

S32A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  32--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public authorities law, in relation to requiring
  cash lanes to be made available at certain toll barriers

  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. PLACEMENT OF ELECTRONIC  TOLL  COLLECTION  SYSTEM  LANES  AT
METROPOLITAN  TRANSPORTATION  AUTHORITY  TOLL  BARRIERS LOCATED WITHIN A
CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR  MORE.  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF
TRANSPORTATION  SHALL ESTABLISH, BY RULE OR REGULATION, REQUIREMENTS FOR
THE PLACEMENT OF AT LEAST ONE CASH LANE TO BE  MADE  AVAILABLE  FOR  THE
COLLECTION  OF TOLLS AND FARES WHERE ELECTRONIC TOLL COLLECTION SYSTEMS,
AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWELVE OF SECTION TWENTY-NINE HUNDRED  EIGHTY-
FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER, HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED AT THE TOLL BARRIERS OPERATED
BY  THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AT A TOLL HIGHWAY, BRIDGE,
TUNNEL OR OTHER THOROUGHFARE LOCATED WITHIN A CITY HAVING  A  POPULATION
OF  ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE. SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL SPECIFY THE
GENERAL LOCATION OF THE ROADWAY LANES  IN  WHICH  CASH  LANES  SHALL  BE
LOCATED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it  shall have become a law, provided, however, that the commissioner of
transportation is authorized and directed to promulgate  any  rules  and
regulations  necessary  to  implement  the  provisions of this act on or
before such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02953-05-3

S32B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1266-j, Pub Auth L

S32B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires cash lanes be made available at certain toll barriers.

S32B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S32B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  32--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted  to  said  committee  --  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
  cash lanes to be made available at certain toll barriers

  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.  PLACEMENT  OF  ELECTRONIC  TOLL COLLECTION SYSTEM LANES AT
METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY TOLL  BARRIERS  LOCATED  WITHIN  A
CITY  HAVING  A  POPULATION  OF ONE MILLION OR MORE. THE CHAIRMAN OF THE
AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH, BY RULE OR REGULATION, REQUIREMENTS  FOR  THE
PLACEMENT  OF  AT  LEAST  ONE  CASH  LANE  TO  BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR THE
COLLECTION OF TOLLS AND FARES WHERE ELECTRONIC TOLL COLLECTION  SYSTEMS,
AS  DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWELVE OF SECTION TWENTY-NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY-
FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER, HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED AT THE TOLL BARRIERS OPERATED
BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AT A TOLL HIGHWAY,  BRIDGE,
TUNNEL  OR  OTHER THOROUGHFARE LOCATED WITHIN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION
OF ONE MILLION OR MORE. SUCH RULES AND  REGULATIONS  SHALL  SPECIFY  THE
GENERAL  LOCATION  OF  THE  ROADWAY  LANES  IN WHICH CASH LANES SHALL BE
LOCATED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law, provided, however, that the chairman of  the
metropolitan  transportation  authority  is  authorized  and directed to
promulgate  any  rules  and  regulations  necessary  to  implement   the
provisions of this act on or before such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02953-07-3

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