senate Bill S5545A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 23, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 29, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 25, 2016 2nd report cal.
Feb 24, 2016 1st report cal.210
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2015 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2015 amended on third reading 5545a
Jun 02, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 01, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2015 1st report cal.1028
May 14, 2015 referred to transportation

Votes

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Feb 24, 2016 - Transportation committee Vote

S5545A
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: Feb 24, 2016

excused (1)

May 28, 2015 - Transportation committee Vote

S5545
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S5545 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7850
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: S2164, A1770
2019-2020: S1318, A2131

S5545 - Summary

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

S5545 - Sponsor Memo

S5545 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5545

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SERINO,  CROCI,  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation

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

Co-Sponsors

S5545A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7850
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: S2164, A1770
2019-2020: S1318, A2131

S5545A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5545A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5545A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5545--A
    Cal. No. 1028

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SERINO,  CROCI,  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

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.
                                                           LBD11168-02-5

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