senate Bill S6421

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road Company to discontinue payments to Amtrak

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 22, 2017 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1076
May 17, 2017 referred to rules

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S6421 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8309
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A3030

S6421 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road Company to discontinue payments to Amtrak to ensure that impacted commuters are fully compensated due to unscheduled delays and cancellations caused by inadequate maintenance of the Penn Station Complex and tunnels for the period commencing March 24, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

S6421 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6421 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6421

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PHILLIPS, BOYLE, CROCI, FLANAGAN, HANNON, LAVALLE,
  MARCELLINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT  in  relation  to  authorizing  the  Metropolitan Transportation
  Authority and  the  Long  Island  Rail  Road  Company  to  discontinue
  payments to Amtrak

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law,  the  Metro-
politan  Transportation  Authority and the Long Island Rail Road Company
shall discontinue any and all payments to Amtrak, as needed,  to  ensure
that  impacted commuters are fully compensated due to unscheduled delays
and cancellations caused by inadequate maintenance of the  Penn  Station
Complex  and  tunnels,  for the period commencing March 24, 2017 through
December 31, 2017, unless service is  restored  to  ninety-five  percent
on-time  performance  for trains arriving and departing at Penn Station,
for a period of no less than one month. Any and  all  payments  withheld
shall  be  refunded to impacted commuters in the form of free rail tick-
ets.
  ยง 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11791-01-7

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