senate Bill S53

2015-2016 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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 recommitted to rules
Jun 01, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1200
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jan 07, 2015 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 1, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S53
19
4
committee
19
Aye
4
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S53 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6375
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง375, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7068
2017-2018: S22, A3603
2019-2020: S466, A787

S53 (ACTIVE) - 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.

S53 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S53 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   53

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation

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.
                                                           LBD01561-01-5

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