|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 19, 2014||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S6845
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S6845 - Details
S6845 - Summary
Enacts the "MTA board member attendance act"; requires members of the Metropolitan transportation authority to attend the majority of public hearings on fare hikes in order to cast a vote.
S6845 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6845 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to enacting the "MTA board member attendance act" PURPOSE: Establishes a law to require MTA board members to attend at least half of the public hearings on fare increases before voting on the increase in order to encourage genuine public input into MTA decision making and to ensure that MTA board members give due consideration to the views of the riding public before raising fares. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Short title. Section 2. Amends subdivision 3 of section 1263 of the public authorities law to require that MTA board members be present for a majority of public hearings on any fare increase in order to be able to vote on such a proposal. Section 3. Effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
S6845 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6845 I N S E N A T E March 19, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 enacting the "MTA board member attendance act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "MTA board member attendance act". S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 1263 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows: (E) IN ORDER TO CAST A VOTE ON PROPOSED FARE HIKES, A BOARD MEMBER SHALL ATTEND A MAJORITY OF PUBLIC HEARINGS. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05092-01-3
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