senate Bill S6484

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates an extra transfer for pay-per-ride Metrocard users

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Jan 19, 2016 referred to transportation

S6484 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S2560, S7862
2019-2020: S2779
2021-2022: S2745

S6484 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing two automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards.

S6484 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6484 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6484

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  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 allowing  two
  automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards

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

  Section 1. Section 1266 of the public authorities law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 3-b to read as follows:
  3-B.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE AUTHORITY SHALL
ESTABLISH A FARE TRANSFER POLICY THAT MAY BE AMENDED FROM TIME TO  TIME.
SUCH  POLICY  SHALL  PROVIDE  ANY PERSON WHO PAYS A FARE OR RATE WITH AT
LEAST TWO TRANSFERS AT NO COST BETWEEN ANY SUBWAY AND  BUS,  OR  BETWEEN
BUSES THAT ARE OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY. SUCH TRANSFERS SHALL
BE  VALID  FOR TWO HOURS FROM THE TIME SUCH FARE OR RATE IS COLLECTED BY
THE AUTHORITY AT A TRANSIT FACILITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13231-01-5

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