assembly Bill A11139

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the appointment of a transit dependent and para-transit dependent representative on various transporation authorities

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Jun 07, 2018 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

A11139 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5106
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1299-a, 1299-c, 1299-bb, 1299-dd, 1301, 1303, 1326 & 1328, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S487
2015-2016: S1500
2019-2020: A6168, S3656

A11139 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the appointment of a transit dependent and para-transit dependent representative on various transportation authorities.

A11139 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  11139

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 7, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON  RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Ryan) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on  Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  authorities law, in relation to various
  transportation 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.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 1299-c of the public authorities law, as
amended by chapter 220 of the laws of 2012, paragraph (b) as amended  by
chapter 197 of the laws of 2017, and 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, AT LEAST ONE SHALL BE APPOINTED AS A  REPRESEN-
TATIVE  OF  THE  TRANSIT  DEPENDENT  COMMUNITY AND AT LEAST ONE SHALL BE
APPOINTED AS A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PARA-TRANSIT  DEPENDENT  COMMUNITY,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets