senate Bill S756

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases maximum civil penalties authorized to be imposed for violations of the rules of the New York city transit authority

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 22, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 07, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 06, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 05, 2013 1st report cal.159
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation


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S756 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1204 & 1209-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5870
2009-2010: S3618

S756 - Summary

Increases maximum civil penalties authorized to be imposed for violations of the rules of the New York city transit authority; provides that the notice of violation of any such rule shall be mailed by first class mail, rather than by registered or certified mail.

S756 - Sponsor Memo

S756 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced by Sens. FUSCHILLO, GOLDEN -- 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 the maximum
  civil penalties and service by mail provisions of the transit  adjudi-
  cation bureau of the New York city transit authority


  Section 1. Subdivision 5-a of section 1204 of the  public  authorities
law,  as  amended by chapter 931 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read
as follows:
  5-a. To make, amend and repeal rules governing the conduct and  safety
of  the public as it may deem necessary, convenient or desirable for the
use and operation of the  transit  facilities  under  its  jurisdiction,
including without limitation rules relating to the protection or mainte-
nance  of  such  facilities,  the  conduct and safety of the public, the
payment of fares or other lawful charges for the use of such facilities,
the presentation or display of documentation  permitting  free  passage,
reduced  fare  passage  or  full fare passage on such facilities and the
protection of the revenue of the authority.   Violations of  such  rules
shall  be  an  offense punishable by a fine of not exceeding twenty-five
dollars or by imprisonment for not longer than ten days, or both, or may
be punishable by the  imposition  by  the  transit  adjudication  bureau
established  pursuant to the provisions of this title of a civil penalty
in an amount for each violation not to exceed [one] FIVE hundred dollars
(exclusive of interest or costs assessed thereon), in accordance with  a
schedule  of  such  penalties as may from time to time be established by
rules of the authority. Such schedule of penalties may provide  for  the
imposition of additional penalties, not to exceed a total of [fifty] ONE
HUNDRED  dollars for each violation, upon the failure of a respondent in
any proceeding commenced with respect to  any  such  violation  to  make

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


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