senate Bill S22

2017-2018 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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Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jan 04, 2017 referred to transportation

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S22 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3603
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7068
2015-2016: S53, A6375
2019-2020: S466, A787

S22 (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.

S22 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S22 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   22

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

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.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05188-01-7

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