|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 30, 2018||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S8119
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
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S8119 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8119 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8119 SPONSOR: GOLDEN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to commuter bus service in cities with a population of one million or more PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To authorize a permit system for the loading and unloading of passengers by commuter buses in any city having a population in excess of one million, to reduce traffic congestion, and to uphold quality of life of the residents of such city. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill amends Vehicle and Traffic Law section 1642-a(1)(f) a new subparagraph (iii). This new subparagraph includes commuter bus service in the definition of the term "public transporta- tion."
S8119 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8119 I N S E N A T E March 30, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to commuter bus service in cities with a population of one million or more THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (ii) of paragraph f of subdivision 1 of section 1642-a of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 410 of the laws of 2012, is amended and a new subparagraph (iii) is added to read as follows: (ii) mass transportation services provided to the general public by any county, city, town or village directly or through a contract with another entity pursuant to section one hundred nineteen-r of the general municipal law, or provided to the general public by another state or any county, city, town or village in a state other than New York directly or through a contract with another entity pursuant to a similar law of such other state[.]; OR (III) COMMUTER BUS SERVICE. § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 1642-a of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new paragraph g to read as follows: G. "COMMUTER BUS SERVICE" SHALL MEAN FIXED ROUTE BUS SERVICE PREDOMI- NANTLY IN ONE DIRECTION DURING PEAK PERIODS WITH LIMITED STOPS ORIGINAT- ING OUTSIDE A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE WITH ONE OR MORE STOPS WITHIN SUCH CITY AND ORIGINATING WITHIN SUCH CITY WITH STOPS OUTSIDE SUCH CITY, PROVIDED THAT A PASSENGER CANNOT PURCHASE A TICKET FOR TRAVEL FROM ONE POINT IN SUCH CITY TO ANOTHER POINT WITHIN SUCH CITY. ANY BUS SERVICE THAT REPORTS TO THE FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL TRANSIT DATABASE FOR USE IN THE URBANIZED GRANT FORMULA, AS CODIFIED IN 49 UNITED STATES CODE SECTION 5307, SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE COMMUTER BUS SERVICE. § 3. Subdivision 4 of section 1642-a of the vehicle and traffic law as added by chapter 410 of the laws of 2012, paragraph d as added and para- graphs e and f as relettered by chapter 402 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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