senate Bill S776

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to requirements for metropolitan transportation authority hearings for proposed fare increases, major reductions of transportation and/or major service changes

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A31 -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 14, 2013 tabled
Nov 13, 2013 vetoed memo.239
Nov 01, 2013 delivered to governor
May 29, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.62
substituted for s776
May 29, 2013 substituted by a31
Feb 28, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 12, 2013 1st report cal.62
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

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S776 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A31
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1263, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7372, A1726A
2009-2010: A10303A

S776 - Summary

Requires the MTA to hold hearings in each county affected by proposed fair increases, major reductions of transportation and/or major service changes; does not apply to standard seasonal or holiday adjustments, temporary changes due to routine maintenance and/or temporary changes in response to emergency situations; requires the authority to hold a hearing in each county of a service area that is affected by the proposed change(s) in fares or services, provided that such hearings be limited to one hearing per calendar day.

S776 - Sponsor Memo

S776 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   776

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. FUSCHILLO -- 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 requirements
  for metropolitan transportation authority hearings for  proposed  fare
  increases,  major  reductions  of  transportation and/or major service
  changes

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  1263 of the public authorities law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10. (A) THE AUTHORITY SHALL HOLD HEARINGS IN EACH COUNTY  AFFECTED  BY
PROPOSED FARE INCREASES, MAJOR REDUCTIONS OF TRANSPORTATION AND/OR MAJOR
SERVICE CHANGES.
  (B) THE HEARING REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDI-
VISION  SHALL  NOT  APPLY  TO  STANDARD SEASONAL OR HOLIDAY ADJUSTMENTS,
TEMPORARY CHANGES DUE TO ROUTINE MAINTENANCE AND/OR TEMPORARY CHANGES IN
RESPONSE TO EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.
  (C) THE AUTHORITY SHALL HOLD A HEARING IN EACH  COUNTY  OF  A  SERVICE
AREA  THAT  IS  AFFECTED  BY  THE PROPOSED CHANGE OR CHANGES IN FARES OR
SERVICES, PROVIDED THAT SUCH HEARINGS BE  LIMITED  TO  ONE  HEARING  PER
CALENDAR DAY.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01455-01-3

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