|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2018||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.2130
substituted for s8946
|Jun 20, 2018||substituted by a9805a|
ordered to third reading cal.2130
|Jun 07, 2018||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8946
Current Bill Status Via A9805 - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8946 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Public Authorities Law
- Laws Affected:
- Rpld §2985, add Art 9 Title 11-A §§2985 & 2985-a, Pub Auth L
S8946 - 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.
S8946 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8946 TITLE OF BILL : 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : This bill would enact a Toll Payers' Bill of Rights to improve the process for notifying drivers about tolls and fines incurred; to ensure that fines are fair; and that motor vehicle registrations are not suspended because of an outstanding bill for a cashless toll fee. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1 of the bill establishes that this act shall be cited as "the toll payer protection act." Section 2 amends the article_9 of the public authorities law by adding a new title 11-A, Cashless Tolls, to provide: 1. "Cashless tolling facility", "owner" and "notice of toll due" shall have the meanings set forth, for purposes of this section. 2. A cashless toll notice shall be sent to an owner by first class mail within thirty days of incurring such obligation.
S8946 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8946 I N S E N A T E June 7, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules 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". S 2. Section 2985 of the public authorities law is REPEALED. S 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. S 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 OWNER OF A VEHICLE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR A PENALTY IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION WHERE THE OPERATOR OF SUCH VEHICLE HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A VIOLATION OF TOLL COLLECTION REGULATIONS FOR THE SAME INCIDENT. 3. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "OWNER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, FIRM, AGENCY, ASSOCIATION, LESSOR OR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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