assembly Bill A1720

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the maximum penalty for fare evasion

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 16, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A1720 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1209-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A9700

A1720 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the maximum penalty for fare evasion.

A1720 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1720

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. QUART -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to  the  maximum
  penalty for fare evasion

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

  Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision  4  of  section  1209-a  of  the
public  authorities  law, as amended by chapter 460 of the laws of 2015,
is amended to read as follows:
  b. To impose civil penalties not to exceed  a  total  of  one  hundred
fifty  dollars  for  any  transit infraction within its jurisdiction, in
accordance with a penalty schedule established by the authority  or  the
metropolitan transportation authority or a subsidiary thereof, as appli-
cable,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT THE MAXIMUM PENALTY FOR THE FAILURE TO
MAKE A PAYMENT OF FARE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 1050.4 OF TITLE  TWENTY-ONE
OF  THE NEW YORK CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL BE EQUAL TO THE COST
OF THE FARE THAT WAS EVADED, except that penalties for violations of the
health code of the city of New York shall  be  in  accordance  with  the
penalties  established for such violations by the board of health of the
city of New York, and penalties for violations of the noise code of  the
city  of  New York shall be in accordance with the penalties established
for such violations by law, and civil penalties for  violations  of  the
rules  and  regulations  of  the  triborough bridge and tunnel authority
shall  be  in  accordance  with  the  penalties  established  for   such
violations by section twenty-nine hundred eighty-five of this chapter;
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01434-01-9