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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Feb 01, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S3376
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S3376 - Details
S3376 - Summary
Requires a quorum of members of the board of the New York city transit authority and the board of the metropolitan transportation authority to attend certain public hearings conducted by such authorities relating to increasing the rate of fares or tolls, closing or reducing access to a passenger station and discontinuing or reducing service to any rapid transit or omnibus route.
S3376 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3376 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring a quorum of members of the board of the New York city tran- sit authority and the board of the metropolitan transportation authority to attend certain public hearings conducted by such authorities PURPOSE OF BILL: To require a quorum of members be present at public hearings which the New York City Transit Authority and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority may hold. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Adds the holding of certain public hearings to the quorum requirements for the transaction of business for the New York City Transit Authority and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The legislation will require a quorum at hearings to consider (i) to increase the rate of fares or tolls to be charged, (ii) to close or reduce access to a passenger station; or (iii) to discontinue or reduce service to any rapid transit or omnibus route. In the case of any other public hearings required by law, there shall be no less than four members of the authority present; provided, however, that such requirement shall not apply to hearings required by the Feder- al Transit Administration or the eminent domain procedure law.
S3376 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3376 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 1, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 requiring a quorum of members of the board of the New York city transit authority and the board of the metropolitan transportation authority to attend certain public hearings conducted by such authorities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 1201 of the public authorities law, as amended by chapter 929 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows: 5. A majority of the whole number of members of the authority then in office shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of any business or the exercise of any power of the authority. A QUORUM SHALL BE PRESENT AT ANY PUBLIC HEARING REQUIRED BY LAW TO CONSIDER A PROPOSAL: (A) TO INCREASE THE RATE OF FARES OR TOLLS TO BE CHARGED; (B) TO CLOSE OR REDUCE ACCESS TO A PASSENGER STATION; OR (C) TO DISCONTINUE OR REDUCE SERVICE TO ANY RAPID TRANSIT OR OMNIBUS ROUTE. IN THE CASE OF ANY OTHER PUBLIC HEARINGS REQUIRED BY LAW, THERE SHALL BE NO LESS THAN FOUR MEMBERS OF THE AUTHORITY PRESENT; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH REQUIRE- MENT SHALL NOT APPLY TO HEARINGS REQUIRED BY THE FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMIN- ISTRATION OR THE EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE LAW. Except as otherwise spec- ified in this title, for the transaction of any business or the exercise of any power of the authority, the authority shall have the power to act by a majority vote of the members present at any meeting at which a quorum is in attendance. In the event of a tie vote the chairman shall cast one additional vote. For the purposes of the voting and quorum requirements of this subdivision, the voting and quorum requirements set forth in subdivision three of section twelve hundred sixty-three of this article and in any by-law of the metropolitan transportation authority EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08335-01-3
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