assembly Bill A10285

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs the New York state thruway authority to establish an electronic toll collection device for trucks used by farms, which grants a 10% discount for use of the thruway

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Apr 10, 2018 referred to transportation

A10285 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S890
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §378-b, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5400
2019-2020: A7703, S1095

A10285 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the New York state thruway authority to establish an electronic toll collection device for trucks used by farms, which grants a 10% discount for use of the thruway.

A10285 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10285

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to directing the
  New York state thruway authority to establish a  farm  EZ  pass  which
  grants  discounted  tolls  for  certain motor vehicles used by persons
  engaged in agricultural production

  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 378-b to read as follows:
  § 378-B. FARM EZ PASS. 1. THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  ESTABLISH  AND  ISSUE
ELECTRONIC  TOLL  COLLECTION  DEVICES  FOR SINGLE UNIT TRUCKS AND TRUCKS
HAVING TWO OR MORE AXLES WHICH ARE OWNED AND OPERATED  BY  A  PERSON  OR
ENTITY  ENGAGED  IN  THE  PRODUCTION  OF  CROPS, LIVESTOCK AND LIVESTOCK
PRODUCTS, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED ONE  OF
THE  AGRICULTURE  AND MARKETS LAW, WHEN SUCH TRUCKS ARE USED EXCLUSIVELY
TO FURTHER THE CONDUCTING OF SUCH PRODUCTION. THE USE OF SUCH ELECTRONIC
TOLL COLLECTION DEVICES SHALL PROVIDE A TEN PERCENT DISCOUNT ON THE TOLL
OTHERWISE IMPOSED FOR THE USE OF THE  THRUWAY  SYSTEM,  OR  ANY  PORTION
THEREOF, BY THE TRUCK TO WHICH THE DEVICE IS AFFIXED.
  2.  THE  AUTHORITY SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS  SECTION,  INCLUDING  ESTABLISHING  THE  TYPE  OF
DOCUMENTATION  OR  OTHER  PROOF REQUIRED TO PROVE THAT A TRUCK IS EXCLU-
SIVELY USED TO FURTHER THE CONDUCTING OF THE PRODUCTION OF CROPS,  LIVE-
STOCK AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however that, effective immediate-
ly,  any  rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of
this act on its  effective  date  are  authorized  and  directed  to  be
completed on or before such date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03808-01-7

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