assembly Bill A2131A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to a half fare rate program in the MTA for veterans

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
Feb 12, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 07, 2019 print number 2131a
Feb 07, 2019 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 22, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A2131 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3372
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7850
2017-2018: A1770

A2131 - Summary

Relates to a half fare rate program in the MTA for veterans.

A2131 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2131

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. DINOWITZ, ORTIZ, BENEDETTO, CRESPO, RICHARDSON,
  JOYNER,  MOSLEY,  COLTON,  COOK,  BRAUNSTEIN,   PICHARDO,   DenDEKKER,
  BICHOTTE,  RIVERA,  BLAKE,  THIELE,  PERRY, HUNTER, D'URSO, FERNANDEZ,
  L. ROSENTHAL,   WEPRIN,    SEAWRIGHT,    HEVESI,    EPSTEIN,    ROZIC,
  PHEFFER AMATO,  CUSICK,  SIMOTAS, QUART, M. G. MILLER, DICKENS, STERN,
  McDONOUGH, RA, RAIA, SMITH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  ABBATE,
  BARNWELL,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  HYNDMAN,  LENTOL, LUPARDO, SIMON -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commis-
  sions

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to a  half  fare
  rate program in the metropolitan transportation authority for veterans

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 16 of section 1266 of  the  public  authorities
law, as amended by chapter 25 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
follows:
  16.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the authority and any
of its subsidiary corporations shall establish and implement a half fare
rate program for, (A) persons with serious mental illness who are eligi-
ble to receive supplemental security income benefits as defined pursuant
to title sixteen of the federal social  security  act  and  section  two
hundred  nine of the social services law, AND (B) VETERANS. FOR PURPOSES
OF THIS SUBDIVISION "VETERAN" SHALL MEAN A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF
THE UNITED STATES WHO SERVED AND WAS HONORABLY  DISCHARGED  OR  RELEASED
UNDER CONDITIONS OTHER THAN DISHONORABLE FROM SUCH SERVICE, AND PRESENTS
AN  AUTHORIZED VETERAN IDENTIFICATION CARD, AND WHO IS A RESIDENT OF THE
STATE OF NEW YORK AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION  FOR  THE  HALF  FARE  RATE
PROGRAM.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00716-01-9

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A2131A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3372
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7850
2017-2018: A1770

A2131A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to a half fare rate program in the MTA for veterans.

A2131A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2131--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. DINOWITZ, ORTIZ, BENEDETTO, CRESPO, RICHARDSON,
  JOYNER,  MOSLEY,  COLTON,  COOK,  BRAUNSTEIN,   PICHARDO,   DenDEKKER,
  BICHOTTE,  RIVERA,  BLAKE,  THIELE,  PERRY, HUNTER, D'URSO, FERNANDEZ,
  L. ROSENTHAL,   WEPRIN,    SEAWRIGHT,    HEVESI,    EPSTEIN,    ROZIC,
  PHEFFER AMATO,  CUSICK,  SIMOTAS, QUART, M. G. MILLER, DICKENS, STERN,
  McDONOUGH, RA, RAIA, SMITH, RODRIGUEZ, RAMOS, O'DONNELL, FALL, GARBAR-
  INO, JEAN-PIERRE, GRIFFIN, PRETLOW, MANKTELOW -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A.  ABBATE,  BARNWELL,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  HAWLEY,  HYNDMAN,  LENTOL,
  LUPARDO,  MONTESANO,  SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions -- committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to a  half  fare
  rate program in the metropolitan transportation authority for veterans

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

  Section 1. Section 1266 of the public authorities law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 19 to read as follows:
  19.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE AUTHORITY AND ANY
OF ITS SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A HALF FARE
RATE PROGRAM FOR VETERANS, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  NOT
PAY ANY COSTS OR EXPENSES RELATED TO THE HALF FARE RATE PROGRAM FROM ITS
OPERATING  OR  CAPITAL BUDGETS AND MAY ONLY IMPLEMENT THE HALF FARE RATE
PROGRAM WITH FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO IT BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK FOR  SUCH
PURPOSE.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION "VETERAN" SHALL MEAN A MEMBER
OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES WHO SERVED  AND  WAS  HONORABLY
DISCHARGED  OR  RELEASED  UNDER  CONDITIONS OTHER THAN DISHONORABLE FROM
SUCH SERVICE, AND PRESENTS AN AUTHORIZED  VETERAN  IDENTIFICATION  CARD,
AND  WHO  IS A RESIDENT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK AT THE TIME OF APPLICA-
TION FOR THE HALF FARE RATE PROGRAM.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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