senate Bill S8052

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to mitigating the closure of the L subway line in the city of New York

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Transportation Committee


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
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Mar 22, 2018 referred to transportation

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S8052 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9861
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1277-b, Pub Auth L; amd §1115, Tax L; add §16-bb, UDC Act; add Art 4 Title 3-A §§497 - 497-f, RPT L; amd §100, Ec Dev L

S8052 - Summary

Relates to mitigating the closure of the L subway line in the city of New York; authorizes the MTA to develop a plan to mitigate the individual and economic hardships experienced by a temporary closure of the L subway line for repairs; establishes a sales tax exemption for goods and services sold in the L subway line closure area; establishes a tax abatement for commercial properties in the L subway line closure area (view more) authorizes the NYC department of transportation to install additional traffic cameras around the L subway line closure area; authorizes the department of economic development to use showrooms for businesses affected by the temporary closure of the L subway line for repairs.

S8052 - Sponsor Memo

S8052 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8052

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, the tax law,  the  New  York
  state urban development corporation act, the real property tax law and
  the economic development law, in relation to mitigating the closure of
  the L subway line in the city of New York

  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 1277-b to read as follows:
  S  1277-B. L SUBWAY LINE CLOSURE MITIGATION PLAN.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE AUTHORITY  SHALL  DEVELOP  A
PLAN  TO MITIGATE THE INDIVIDUAL AND ECONOMIC HARDSHIPS EXPERIENCED BY A
TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE L SUBWAY LINE FOR REPAIRS.    SUCH  PLAN  SHALL
INCLUDE, BUT NEED NOT BE LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
  1.  DISCOUNTED  ADVERTISING  ON  ALL AUTHORITY ADVERTISING MEDIUMS FOR
BUSINESSES IN THE DESIGNATED L SUBWAY LINE RECONSTRUCTION AREA;
  2. SIGNAGE AT ABOVE GROUND WORK SITES WHICH STATES THAT BUSINESSES ARE
OPEN. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH
ABOVE GROUND WORK SITE;
  3. GRANTS TO BE AWARDED TO ARTISTS FOR THE CREATION OF WORKS  SUITABLE
FOR  DISPLAY  ON A STREET, BUS OR FERRY FOR THE PURPOSE OF DRAWING VISI-
TORS TO THE NEIGHBORHOODS IN THE L SUBWAY LINE RECONSTRUCTION AREA;
  4. A FREE SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE FOR TRANSIT CUSTOMERS IN  THE  L  SUBWAY
LINE RECONSTRUCTION AREA;
  5. FARE PARITY BETWEEN FERRY, BUS AND SUBWAY LINES SERVING AS ALTERNA-
TIVE ROUTES DURING THE TEMPORARY SHUTDOWN OF THE L SUBWAY LINE;
  6.  FREE METROCARD TRANSFERS ON FERRY, BUS AND SUBWAY LINES SERVING AS
ALTERNATIVE ROUTES DURING THE TEMPORARY SHUTDOWN OF THE L SUBWAY LINE.
  S 2. Subdivision (a) of section 1115 of the  tax  law  is  amended  by
adding a new paragraph 45 to read as follows:
  (45)  (I)  FOOD,  BEVERAGES, GOODS OR SERVICES SOLD IN A BUSINESS ZONE
AREA FROM APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN  UNTIL  JULY  THIRTY-FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.

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

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