senate Bill S5703B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that in a city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 14, 2014 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jun 20, 2013 print number 5703b
Jun 20, 2013 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jun 17, 2013 print number 5703a
Jun 17, 2013 amend and recommit to transportation
Jun 06, 2013 referred to transportation

S5703 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6076
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

S5703 - Summary

Provides that in a city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route.

S5703 - Sponsor Memo

S5703 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5703

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  authorizing
  certain  buses  owned  and operated by the metropolitan transportation
  authority or the New York  city  transit  authority  to  use  flashing
  purple lights

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 41 of section 375 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
law is amended by adding a new paragraph 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A.  IN  A  CITY  WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, ANY BUSES
OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY  OR  THE
NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY AND OPERATED AS PART OF THE AUTHORITIES'
SELECT  BUS  SERVICES  MAY  HAVE  FLASHING  PURPLE LIGHTS AFFIXED TO AND
DISPLAYED ON SUCH BUSES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09767-04-3

S5703A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6076
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

S5703A - Summary

Provides that in a city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route.

S5703A - Sponsor Memo

S5703A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5703--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- 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 vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  authorizing
  certain  buses  owned  and operated by the metropolitan transportation
  authority or the New York  city  transit  authority  to  use  flashing
  purple lights

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 41 of section 375 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
law is amended by adding a new paragraph 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A.  IN  A  CITY  WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, ANY BUSES
OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY  OR  THE
NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY AND OPERATED AS PART OF THE AUTHORITIES'
SELECT BUS SERVICE ROUTES WITH OFF-BOARD FARE COLLECTION MAY HAVE FLASH-
ING PURPLE LIGHTS AFFIXED TO AND DISPLAYED ON SUCH BUSES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09767-06-3

Co-Sponsors

S5703B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6076
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

S5703B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that in a city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route.

S5703B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5703B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5703--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- 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 vehicle and traffic law, in relation to providing
  that in a city of one million or more flashing purple  lights  may  be
  affixed  to  and  displayed  on  buses operated on a bus rapid transit
  route

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  41 of section 375 of the vehicle and traffic
law is amended by adding a new paragraph 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF  ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE,  FLASHING
PURPLE LIGHTS MAY BE AFFIXED TO AND DISPLAYED ON BUSES OPERATED ON A BUS
RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE. SUCH FLASHING PURPLE LIGHTS MAY BE USED EXCLUSIVELY
BY  A BUS DRIVER AUTHORIZED BY THE APPLICABLE MASS TRANSIT AGENCY ON ANY
BUS RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE, PROVIDED THAT FLASHING PURPLE LIGHTS MAY NOT BE
UTILIZED ON ANY BUS OPERATING ON A BUS RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE WHERE THE BUS
FARE IS PAID UPON BOARDING. FOR THE PURPOSES  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH,  "BUS
RAPID  TRANSIT ROUTE" SHALL INCLUDE ROUTES DESIGNATED AS SUCH BY THE NEW
YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE APPLICABLE  MASS  TRANSIT
AGENCY,  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE ROUTES SPECIFIED IN SECTION
ELEVEN HUNDRED ELEVEN-C OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09767-08-3

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