senate Bill S466A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires a public hearing for substantial change in transit authority service by the New York city transit authority

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Jan 21, 2014 print number 466a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

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S466 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5854A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1205 & 1263, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1216A, A639A
2009-2010: S1374, A1335

S466 - Summary

Conditions the institution of any substantial change in surface route or rapid transit route service upon approval by the metropolitan transportation authority and committee on operations of the NYC transit authority and upon public hearing; sets allotted individual and aggregate speaking time during such hearings.

S466 - Sponsor Memo

S466 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   466

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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
  public  notice  and hearing prior to any planned substantial change in
  service

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

  Section  1.  Section  1205 of the public authorities law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9. (A) FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  "SUBSTANTIAL  CHANGE  IN
SERVICE" MEANS:
  (I)  ANY  CHANGE  IN  FREQUENCY OF SERVICE OF A SURFACE ROUTE OR RAPID
TRANSIT ROUTE WHICH RESULTS IN A CHANGE OF TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT  OR  MORE
DURING ANY TWO CONSECUTIVE HOURS AT ANY RAPID TRANSIT STATION, OR ON ANY
PORTION  AT LEAST ONE-HALF MILE IN LENGTH OF ANY SURFACE ROUTE, COMPARED
WITH THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SERVICE PROVIDED DURING THE SAME SUCH HOURS IN
THE PREVIOUS THREE YEARS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT  WHERE  A  SUBSTANTIAL
CHANGE  IN SERVICE FREQUENCY ON SUCH ROUTE AT SUCH HOURS HAS BEEN IMPLE-
MENTED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION  WITHIN  THE  PREVIOUS
THREE  YEARS,  ANY SUBSEQUENT CHANGE IN SERVICE SHALL BE DEEMED SUBSTAN-
TIAL ONLY IF  IT  RESULTS  IN  A  CHANGE  IN  FREQUENCY  OF  SERVICE  OF
TWENTY-FIVE  PERCENT  OR  MORE  DURING  ANY TWO CONSECUTIVE HOURS AT ANY
RAPID TRANSIT STATION, OR ON ANY  PORTION  AT  LEAST  ONE-HALF  MILE  IN
LENGTH  OF ANY SURFACE ROUTE, COMPARED WITH THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SERVICE
PROVIDED DURING THE SAME SUCH HOURS DURING THE PERIOD OF TIME COMMENCING
WITH THE DATE OF IMPLEMENTATION OF SUCH PRECEDING SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE  IN
SERVICE; OR
  (II) ANY COMPLETE OR PARTIAL CLOSING OF A PASSENGER STATION WITHIN THE
CITY OF NEW YORK, OR ANY MEANS OF PUBLIC ACCESS TO SUCH FACILITY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00747-01-3

S466A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5854A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1205 & 1263, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1216A, A639A
2009-2010: S1374, A1335

S466A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Conditions the institution of any substantial change in surface route or rapid transit route service upon approval by the metropolitan transportation authority and committee on operations of the NYC transit authority and upon public hearing; sets allotted individual and aggregate speaking time during such hearings.

S466A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S466A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 466--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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
  public notice and hearing prior to any planned substantial  change  in
  service

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

  Section 1. Section 1205 of the public authorities law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9.  (A)  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  "SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE IN
SERVICE" MEANS:
  (I) ANY CHANGE IN FREQUENCY OF SERVICE OF A  SURFACE  ROUTE  OR  RAPID
TRANSIT  ROUTE  WHICH RESULTS IN A CHANGE OF TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OR MORE
DURING ANY TWO CONSECUTIVE HOURS AT ANY RAPID TRANSIT STATION, OR ON ANY
PORTION AT LEAST ONE-HALF MILE IN LENGTH OF ANY SURFACE ROUTE,  COMPARED
WITH THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SERVICE PROVIDED DURING THE SAME SUCH HOURS IN
THE  PREVIOUS  THREE  YEARS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT WHERE A SUBSTANTIAL
CHANGE IN SERVICE FREQUENCY ON SUCH ROUTE AT SUCH HOURS HAS BEEN  IMPLE-
MENTED  PURSUANT  TO  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION WITHIN THE PREVIOUS
THREE YEARS, ANY SUBSEQUENT CHANGE IN SERVICE SHALL BE  DEEMED  SUBSTAN-
TIAL  ONLY  IF  IT  RESULTS  IN  A  CHANGE  IN  FREQUENCY  OF SERVICE OF
TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OR MORE DURING ANY  TWO  CONSECUTIVE  HOURS  AT  ANY
RAPID  TRANSIT  STATION,  OR  ON  ANY  PORTION AT LEAST ONE-HALF MILE IN
LENGTH OF ANY SURFACE ROUTE, COMPARED WITH THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF  SERVICE
PROVIDED DURING THE SAME SUCH HOURS DURING THE PERIOD OF TIME COMMENCING
WITH  THE DATE OF IMPLEMENTATION OF SUCH PRECEDING SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE IN
SERVICE; OR

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

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