senate Bill S6156

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to cargo facility charges by the Port Authority

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Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.824
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation

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May 20, 2014 - Transportation committee Vote

S6156
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S6156 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9546
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Laws Affected:
Add Art VII-A, Chap 882 of 1953

S6156 - Summary

Relates to cargo facility charges by the Port Authority; prohibits charges on import and export cargo leaving any marine facility owned or operated by the port authority.

S6156 - Sponsor Memo

S6156 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6156

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the waterfront commission  act,  in  relation  to  cargo
  facility charges by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

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

  Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 882 of the laws of 1953,  constituting
the  waterfront  commission act is amended by adding a new article VII-A
to read as follows:

                              ARTICLE VII-A
                         CARGO FACILITY CHARGES

  1. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  (A) "BILL OF LADING" MEANS A DOCUMENT EVIDENCING THE RECEIPT OF  GOODS
FOR  SHIPMENT ISSUED BY A PERSON ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF TRANSPORTING
OR FORWARDING GOODS.
  (B) "CARGO FACILITY CHARGE" MEANS ANY  FEE  APPLICABLE  TO  CARGO  AND
CARGO  CONTAINERS DISCHARGED FROM, OR LOADED ONTO, VESSELS AT ANY MARINE
FACILITY OWNED OR OPERATED BY THE PORT AUTHORITY.
  (C) "CARRIER" MEANS A CARRIER AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN 49 U.S.C.  S.
13102.
  (D)  "CONTAINER"  MEANS ANY RECEPTACLE, BOX, CARTON, OR CRATE WHICH IS
SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED AND CONSTRUCTED SO THAT IT MAY BE REPEATEDLY  USED
FOR THE CARRIAGE OF FREIGHT BY AN OCEAN COMMON CARRIER.
  (E) "MARINE TERMINAL OPERATOR" MEANS ANY PERSON, CORPORATION, PARTNER-
SHIP,  OR ANY BUSINESS ORGANIZATION WHICH SHALL OPERATE AND MAINTAIN ANY
OF THE MARINE TERMINALS ESTABLISHED,  ACQUIRED,  CONSTRUCTED,  REHABILI-
TATED, OR IMPROVED BY THE PORT AUTHORITY BY MEANS OF AND THROUGH LEASING
AGREEMENTS ENTERED INTO BY ANY SUCH PERSON, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, OR
ANY BUSINESS ORGANIZATION WITH THE PORT AUTHORITY.
  (F)  "OCEAN COMMON CARRIER" MEANS AN OCEAN COMMON CARRIER AS THAT TERM
IS DEFINED IN 46 U.S.C. S.40102.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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