senate Bill S510

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Caps fares for paratransit transportation

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
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S510 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A943
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-b, Transp L; amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1225, A737
2009-2010: S2933, A6489

S510 - Summary

Provides for a cap on fares for paratransit transportation.

S510 - Sponsor Memo

S510 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   510

                       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 transportation law and the public authorities law,
  in relation to capping fares for paratransit transportation

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

  Section  1. Clause (a) of subparagraph 4 of paragraph a of subdivision
5 of section 15-b of the transportation law, as added by chapter 498  of
the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) Fares, and other charges for paratransit transportation. In deter-
mining  such  fares  and  other charges the committee shall consider the
nature of such services, the cost and expense of maintaining paratransit
facilities in good condition and repair and the  capital  and  operating
expenses  of  the contractor. Fares for paratransit transportation shall
be set at levels based on  the  criteria  set  forth  in  this  section;
PROVIDED THAT FARES FOR PARATRANSIT TRANSPORTATION SHALL BE SET NO HIGH-
ER THAN THE BASE FARES FOR TRANSPORTATION OF NON-DISABLED ADULTS UTILIZ-
ING THE TRANSIT SYSTEM;
  S 2. Section 1266 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 15-a to read as follows:
  15-A.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW OR THE TERMS OF ANY
CONTRACT, THE AUTHORITY SHALL NOT SET FARES FOR PARATRANSIT  TRANSPORTA-
TION  HIGHER  THAN  THE  BASE  FARES  FOR TRANSPORTATION OF NON-DISABLED
ADULTS UTILIZING THE TRANSIT SYSTEM.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01808-01-3

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