assembly Bill A9805A

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "toll payer protection act"; repealer

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2018 tabled
vetoed memo.341
Dec 17, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.2130
substituted for s8946
Jun 05, 2018 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 31, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.1021
May 30, 2018 reported
May 08, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 24, 2018 reported referred to codes
Apr 18, 2018 print number 9805a
Apr 18, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Feb 09, 2018 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A9805 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8946
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §2985, add Art 9 Title 11-A §§2985 & 2985-a, Pub Auth L

A9805 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "toll payer protection act" to establish a New York toll payers' bill of rights; provides that any person, firm, corporation, or other entity who is charged with the payment of a cashless toll fee in the state of New York shall have the option to be notified by text message or electronic mail that such fee has been so charged, the entity to which such fee must be paid, and the date by when such fee must be paid; further provides for the establishment of a payment plan for the payment of a toll fee and any related penalties; makes related provisions.

A9805 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9805

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN  ACT  to amend the general business law, in relation to enacting "the
  toll payer protection act"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "the toll payer
protection act."
  §  2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 399-
zzzzz to read as follows:
  § 399-ZZZZZ. TOLL PAYER PROTECTION ACT. 1. ANY  PERSON,  FIRM,  CORPO-
RATION,  OR  OTHER  ENTITY WHO IS CHARGED WITH THE PAYMENT OF A CASHLESS
TOLL FEE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL HAVE THE OPTION TO  BE  NOTIFIED
BY  TEXT  MESSAGE  OR ELECTRONIC MAIL THAT SUCH FEE HAS BEEN SO CHARGED,
THE ENTITY TO WHICH SUCH FEE MUST BE PAID, AND THE DATE BY WHEN SUCH FEE
MUST BE PAID, NO MORE THAN SEVENTY-TWO HOURS FOLLOWING THE TIME SUCH FEE
HAS BEEN INCURRED, OR NO MORE THAN FOURTEEN DAYS IF  NOTIFIED  BY  MAIL.
THE  THRUWAY AUTHORITY SHALL CREATE AN ONLINE METHOD BY WHICH ANY PERSON
CAN REGISTER FOR TEXT MESSAGE  ALERTS  OR  ELECTRONIC  MAIL  FOR  A  FEE
NOTIFICATION.
  2.  ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY WHO IS CHARGED WITH
THE PAYMENT OF A TOLL FEE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE ENTITLED  TO
DISPUTE  SUCH  FEE  AND ANY RELATED PENALTIES INCURRED.  THE PROCESS FOR
SUCH DISPUTES SHALL BE PROMINENTLY POSTED ON THE NEW YORK STATE  THRUWAY
AUTHORITY'S  WEBSITE  WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE AN OPTION TO INITIATE A TOLL
DISPUTE ONLINE WITHIN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS AFTER THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE
OF THIS SECTION.
  3.  ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY WHO IS CHARGED WITH
THE PAYMENT OF A TOLL FEE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE ENTITLED  TO
ESTABLISH  A  PAYMENT  PLAN  FOR THE PAYMENT OF SUCH FEE AND ANY RELATED
PENALTIES.  THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES  SHALL  PROMULGATE  RULES
AND  REGULATIONS  FOR  THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SUCH PAYMENT PLAN WITHIN ONE
HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A9805A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8946
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §2985, add Art 9 Title 11-A §§2985 & 2985-a, Pub Auth L

A9805A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "toll payer protection act" to establish a New York toll payers' bill of rights; provides that any person, firm, corporation, or other entity who is charged with the payment of a cashless toll fee in the state of New York shall have the option to be notified by text message or electronic mail that such fee has been so charged, the entity to which such fee must be paid, and the date by when such fee must be paid; further provides for the establishment of a payment plan for the payment of a toll fee and any related penalties; makes related provisions.

A9805A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 9805--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI, ENGLEBRIGHT, SEPULVEDA, ERRIGO, WRIGHT,
  DINOWITZ,  SCHIMMINGER,  MAYER,  JEAN-PIERRE, D'URSO, GALEF, LAWRENCE,
  LAVINE, RIVERA, JAFFEE, RA, CRESPO, BYRNE -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.
  of A.  DE LA ROSA -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corpo-
  rations,  Authorities  and  Commissions  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to enacting the
  "toll payer protection act"; and to repeal certain provisions of  such
  law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "toll payer
protection act".
  § 2. Section 2985 of the public authorities law is REPEALED.
  § 3. Article 9 of the public authorities law is amended  by  adding  a
new title 11-A to read as follows:
                               TITLE 11-A
                            TOLL COLLECTIONS
SECTION  2985. OWNER  LIABILITY  FOR  FAILURE OF OPERATOR TO COMPLY WITH
                 TOLL COLLECTION REGULATIONS.
        2985-A. CASHLESS TOLLING.
  § 2985. OWNER LIABILITY FOR FAILURE OF OPERATOR TO  COMPLY  WITH  TOLL
COLLECTION  REGULATIONS.  1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW,
EVERY PUBLIC AUTHORITY WHICH  OPERATES  A  TOLL  HIGHWAY  BRIDGE  AND/OR
TUNNEL  FACILITY  IS  HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO IMPOSE MONETARY
LIABILITY ON THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE FOR FAILURE OF AN  OPERATOR  THEREOF
TO  COMPLY WITH THE TOLL COLLECTION REGULATIONS OF SUCH PUBLIC AUTHORITY
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  2. THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR A CIVIL PENALTY  IMPOSED
PURSUANT  TO  THIS SECTION IF SUCH VEHICLE WAS USED OR OPERATED WITH THE
PERMISSION OF THE OWNER,  EXPRESS  OR  IMPLIED,  IN  VIOLATION  OF  TOLL
COLLECTION  REGULATIONS,  AND SUCH VIOLATION IS EVIDENCED BY INFORMATION
OBTAINED FROM A PHOTO-MONITORING  SYSTEM,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  NO

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

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