senate Bill S7068

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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Apr 23, 2014 referred to transportation

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S7068 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6076C
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง375, V & T L

S7068 - 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.

S7068 - Sponsor Memo

S7068 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7068

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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  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.
                                                           LBD09767-09-4

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