assembly Bill A2481A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Creates an extra transfer for pay-per-ride Metrocard users

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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 2481a
Feb 07, 2019 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 22, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Co-Sponsors

A2481 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2779
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4855
2013-2014: A367
2015-2016: A2607, S6484
2017-2018: A3439, A9627, S2560, S7862
2021-2022: A1283, S2745

A2481 - Summary

Relates to allowing two automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards.

A2481 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2481

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ, DE LA ROSA -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to allowing two
  automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards

  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 3-b to read as follows:
  3-B. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL
ESTABLISH  A FARE TRANSFER POLICY THAT MAY BE AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME.
SUCH POLICY SHALL PROVIDE ANY PERSON WHO PAYS A FARE  OR  RATE  WITH  AT
LEAST  TWO  TRANSFERS  AT NO COST BETWEEN ANY SUBWAY AND BUS, OR BETWEEN
BUSES THAT ARE OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY. SUCH TRANSFERS SHALL
BE VALID FOR TWO HOURS FROM THE TIME SUCH FARE OR RATE IS  COLLECTED  BY
THE AUTHORITY AT A TRANSIT FACILITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01330-01-9

Co-Sponsors

A2481A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2779
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4855
2013-2014: A367
2015-2016: A2607, S6484
2017-2018: A3439, A9627, S2560, S7862
2021-2022: A1283, S2745

A2481A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing two automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards.

A2481A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2481--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ, DE LA ROSA -- read once and referred to
  the  Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to allowing two
  automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards

  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 3-b to read as follows:
  3-B. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL
ESTABLISH A "TWO FREE TRANSFERS POLICY", PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE AUTHORI-
TY SHALL NOT PAY ANY COSTS OR EXPENSES RELATED TO THE TWO FREE TRANSFERS
POLICY  FROM ITS OPERATING OR CAPITAL BUDGETS AND MAY ONLY IMPLEMENT THE
TWO FREE TRANSFERS POLICY WITH FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO IT BY THE STATE  OF
NEW  YORK FOR SUCH PURPOSE. THE TWO FREE TRANSFERS POLICY MAY BE AMENDED
FROM TIME TO TIME. SUCH POLICY SHALL PROVIDE ANY PERSON WHO PAYS  FOR  A
SINGLE  FARE  OR  RATE  WITH AT LEAST TWO AUTOMATIC FREE TRANSFERS AT NO
ADDITIONAL COST BETWEEN ANY SUBWAY AND BUS, OR BETWEEN  BUSES  THAT  ARE
OWNED  AND  OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY. SUCH TRANSFERS SHALL BE VALID FOR
TWO HOURS FROM THE TIME SUCH FARE OR RATE IS COLLECTED BY THE  AUTHORITY
AT A TRANSIT FACILITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01330-02-9