assembly Bill A7850A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to a half fare rate program in the MTA for veterans

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jun 08, 2015 print number 7850a
Jun 08, 2015 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
May 28, 2015 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

A7850 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5545
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A1770, S2164
2019-2020: A2131, S1318

A7850 - Summary

Relates to a half fare rate program in the MTA for veterans.

A7850 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7850

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 28, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN  ACT  to amend the public authorities law, in relation to a half fare
  rate program in the metropolitan transportation authority for veterans

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  16 of section 1266 of the public authorities
law, as amended by chapter 25 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
follows:
  16. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the authority and  any
of its subsidiary corporations shall establish and implement a half fare
rate program for, (A) persons with serious mental illness who are eligi-
ble to receive supplemental security income benefits as defined pursuant
to  title  sixteen  of  the  federal social security act and section two
hundred nine of the social services law, AND (B) VETERANS. FOR  PURPOSES
OF THIS SUBDIVISION "VETERAN" SHALL MEAN A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF
THE  UNITED  STATES  WHO SERVED AND WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED OR RELEASED
UNDER HONORABLE CIRCUMSTANCES FROM SUCH SERVICE, WHO IS A CITIZEN OF THE
UNITED STATES OR AN ALIEN LAWFULLY ADMITTED FOR PERMANENT  RESIDENCE  IN
THE  UNITED STATES AND WHO IS A RESIDENT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK AT THE
TIME OF APPLICATION FOR THE HALF FARE RATE PROGRAM.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11168-01-5

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A7850A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5545
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A1770, S2164
2019-2020: A2131, S1318

A7850A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to a half fare rate program in the MTA for veterans.

A7850A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7850--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 28, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee   on   Corporations,  Authorities  and  Commissions  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to a  half  fare
  rate program in the metropolitan transportation authority for veterans

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 16 of section 1266 of  the  public  authorities
law, as amended by chapter 25 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
follows:
  16.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the authority and any
of its subsidiary corporations shall establish and implement a half fare
rate program for, (A) persons with serious mental illness who are eligi-
ble to receive supplemental security income benefits as defined pursuant
to title sixteen of the federal social  security  act  and  section  two
hundred  nine of the social services law, AND (B) VETERANS. FOR PURPOSES
OF THIS SUBDIVISION "VETERAN" SHALL MEAN A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF
THE UNITED STATES WHO SERVED AND WAS HONORABLY  DISCHARGED  OR  RELEASED
UNDER HONORABLE CIRCUMSTANCES FROM SUCH SERVICE, AND PRESENTS AN AUTHOR-
IZED  VETERAN  IDENTIFICATION  CARD,  AND WHO IS A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED
STATES OR AN ALIEN LAWFULLY ADMITTED  FOR  PERMANENT  RESIDENCE  IN  THE
UNITED STATES AND WHO IS A RESIDENT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK AT THE TIME
OF APPLICATION FOR THE HALF FARE RATE PROGRAM.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11168-03-5