senate Bill S8119

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the regulation of commuter bus service in a city with a population of one million or more

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Mar 30, 2018 referred to transportation

S8119 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10278
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1642-a, V & T L

S8119 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes commuter bus service in regulations establishing a permit system for operation of certain buses in a city with a population of one million or more.

S8119 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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