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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
senate Bill S668
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S668 - Details
- Law Section:
- Public Authorities
- Laws Affected:
- Add §1-a, Chap 154 of 1921
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S668 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S668 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921 relating to the port of New York authority, in relation to the imposition of tolls for certain bridges and tunnels PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation amends the Public Authorities Law by prohibiting an increase in the toll charge and fares on all bridges, tunnels and transit authorities operated by the Authority unless the increases are utilized for transportation related programs and improvements. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends chapter 154 of the laws of 1921 relating to the port of New York authority, by adding a new section 1-a which states that no toll may be increased over an authority bridge or tunnel after December 1, 2014, unless the increase is utilized solely for the improvement, reconstruction or maintenance of the authority's transportation relation facilities.
S668 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 668 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921 relating to the port of New York authority, in relation to the imposition of tolls for certain bridges and tunnels THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Chapter 154 of the laws of 1921 relating to the port of New York authority is amended by adding a new section 1-a to to read as follows: S 1-A. BRIDGE CROSSINGS AND TUNNELS. NO TOLL CHARGED BY THE AUTHORITY FOR CROSSINGS OVER AN AUTHORITY BRIDGE OR AN AUTHORITY TUNNEL SHALL BE INCREASED ON OR AFTER DECEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN, PROVIDED, THAT NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO PROHIBIT OR OTHERWISE LIMIT THE AUTHORITY FROM IMPOSING A TOLL INCREASE FOR CROSSINGS OVER AN AUTHORITY BRIDGE OR AN AUTHORITY TUNNEL, PROVIDED, THAT SUCH TOLL INCREASE IS UTILIZED SOLELY FOR THE IMPROVEMENT, RECONSTRUCTION OR MAIN- TENANCE OF THE AUTHORITY'S TRANSPORTATION RELATED FACILITIES. S 2. This act shall take effect upon the enactment into law by the state of New Jersey of legislation having an identical effect with this act, but if the state of New Jersey shall have already enacted such legislation, this act shall take effect immediately; and the chairman of the port authority of New York and New Jersey shall notify the legisla- tive bill drafting commission upon the occurrence of such enactment in order that the commission may maintain an accurate and timely effective data base of the official text of the laws of the state of New York in furtherance of effecting the provisions of section 44 of the legislative law and section 70-b of the public officers law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03378-01-3
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