|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 22, 2013||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S756
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S756 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S756 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the maximum civil penalties and service by mail provisions of the transit adjudication bureau of the New York city transit authority PURPOSE: This proposal increases the maximum allowable fine for violations of New York City Transit's Rules of Conduct (the NYCT Rules of Conduct) and for failure to appear at a scheduled Transit Adjudication Board (TAB) hearing or not timely responding, and authorizes service of various notices by first-class mail. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would amend Public Authorities Law ("PAL") § 1204(5-a) to increase from $100 to $500 the maximum civil fine for violation of NYCT's Rules of Conduct. Section 1 also authorizes TAB to increase from $50 to $100 the penalties for those who violate NYCT's Rules of Conduct for failure to appear or make a timely response before the TAB. Section 2 of the bill would amend PAL § 1209-a(4)(b) to increase civil penalties for transit infractions from $150 to $600 per infraction.
S756 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 756 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) 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 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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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