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|Jan 06, 2016||
referred to transportation
|Jan 13, 2015||
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S1500
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-S1500 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-S1500 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1500 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the transportation authorities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires the appointment of a transit dependent and a para-transit dependent representative on various transportation authorities. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 - Section 1299-a of the public authorities law is amended by adding two new subdivisions 18 and 19, which define the terms 'transit dependent' and 'para-transit dependent'. Section 2 - Subdivision 1 of Section 1299-c of the public authorities law, as amended by chapter 220 of the laws of 2012, paragraph (c) as amended by chapter 176 of the laws of 2012, is amended to require that the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority add two additional voting members to the Board, one transit dependent and one para-transit dependent, appointed by the Governor and to serve 5 year terms. Section 3 - Section 1299-bb of the public authorities law is amended by adding two new subdivisions 25 and 26, which define the terms
2015-S1500 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1500 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 13, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 transpor- tation authorities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1299-a of the public authorities law is amended by adding two new subdivisions 18 and 19 to read as follows: 18. "TRANSIT DEPENDENT" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS LIMITED TO PUBLIC TRANSIT AS THEIR PRIMARY MODE OF TRANSPORTATION BECAUSE THE INDI- VIDUAL, (A) HAS NO MEANS OF PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION, (B) IS ELDERLY (OVER AGE 65); (C) IS A YOUTH (UNDER AGE 18); OR (D) LIVES BELOW THE POVERTY OR MEDIAN INCOME LEVELS AS DEFINED BY THE U.S. CENSUS BUREAU; 19. "PARA-TRANSIT DEPENDENT" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS LIMITED TO PUBLIC TRANSIT AS THEIR PRIMARY MODE OF TRANSPORTATION AND WHO HAS EITHER A PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY DISABILITY. S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 1299-c of the public authorities law, as amended by chapter 220 of the laws of 2012, paragraph (c) as amended by chapter 176 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows: 1. (a) There is hereby created the "Niagara Frontier transportation authority." The authority shall be a body corporate and politic consti- tuting a public benefit corporation. The authority shall consist of a chairman, [ten] NOT MORE THAN TWELVE other members and shall have two non-voting members as described in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this subdi- vision appointed by the governor by and with the advice and consent of the senate. The chairman and all members shall be residents of the district. Of the [ten] members other than the chairman, one shall be appointed upon the written recommendation of the Erie county executive [and], one shall be appointed upon the written recommendation of the Erie county legislature, AND AT LEAST ONE SHALL BE APPOINTED AS A REPRE- SENTATIVE OF THE TRANSIT DEPENDENT COMMUNITY AND AT LEAST ONE SHALL BE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03223-01-5
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