assembly Bill A10005

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes a cashless tolling amnesty program

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Mar 07, 2018 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A10005 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7823
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §553-j, amd §1266, Pub Auth L

A10005 - Summary

Requires the triborough bridge authority to establish a cashless tolling amnesty program; requires the metropolitan transportation authority to post their fee waiver policy on their website.

A10005 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10005

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 7, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PHEFFER AMATO -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
  triborough bridge authority to establish a  cashless  tolling  amnesty
  program  and  requiring  the  metropolitan transportation authority to
  post their fee waiver policy on their website; and providing  for  the
  repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 553-j to read as follows:
  § 553-J. CASHLESS TOLLING AMNESTY PROGRAM. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVI-
SION FIVE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE OF THIS TITLE OR ANY OTHER
LAW,  THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  PROVIDE  AN AMNESTY PROGRAM FOR ANY PERSON,
FIRM, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY CHARGED WITH THE PAYMENT OF  A  CASH-
LESS  TOLL  FEE  FOR  THE  USE  OF  ANY BRIDGE OR TUNNEL OPERATED BY THE
AUTHORITY.
  2. SUCH AMNESTY PROGRAM SHALL ALLOW ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION,  OR
OTHER ENTITY CHARGED WITH THE PAYMENT OF A CASHLESS TOLL FEE FOR THE USE
OF  ANY  BRIDGE OR TUNNEL OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY TO PAY SUCH TOLLS IN
FULL AND TO HAVE ANY TOLL VIOLATION FEES  RELATED  TO  SUCH  PAID  TOLLS
WAIVED  FOR  A  PERIOD  OF  SIX  MONTHS  FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS
SECTION.
  3. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION FIVE OF  SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-
THREE  OF  THIS  TITLE OR ANY OTHER LAW, ANY CASHLESS TOLL VIOLATION FEE
CHARGED TO ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY FOR THE USE OF
ANY BRIDGE OR TUNNEL OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY SHALL  NOT  EXCEED  TWICE
THE  AMOUNT  OF  THE  TOLL CHARGED FOR USING SUCH BRIDGE OR TUNNEL FOR A
PERIOD OF NINETY DAYS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION AND  SHALL
NOT  EXCEED  THREE  TIMES  THE AMOUNT OF THE TOLL CHARGED FOR USING SUCH
BRIDGE OR TUNNEL FOR AN  ADDITIONAL  NINETY  DAY  PERIOD  FOLLOWING  THE
INITIAL NINETY DAY PERIOD.
  § 2. Section 1266 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 3-b to read as follows:

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

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