assembly Bill A4477A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a cashless tolling amnesty program

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2019 print number 4477a
Jun 06, 2019 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Feb 04, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

A4477 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2777
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §553-l, amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10005, S7823

A4477 - Summary

Requires the triborough bridge authority to establish a cashless tolling amnesty program; requires the metropolitan transportation authority to post their fee waiver policy on their website.

A4477 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4477

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
  triborough bridge authority to establish a  cashless  tolling  amnesty
  program  and  requiring  the  metropolitan transportation authority to
  post their fee waiver policy on their website; and providing  for  the
  repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 553-j to read as follows:
  § 553-J. CASHLESS TOLLING AMNESTY PROGRAM. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVI-
SION FIVE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE OF THIS TITLE OR ANY OTHER
LAW,  THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  PROVIDE  AN AMNESTY PROGRAM FOR ANY PERSON,
FIRM, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY CHARGED WITH THE PAYMENT OF  A  CASH-
LESS  TOLL  FEE  FOR  THE  USE  OF  ANY BRIDGE OR TUNNEL OPERATED BY THE
AUTHORITY.
  2. SUCH AMNESTY PROGRAM SHALL ALLOW ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION,  OR
OTHER ENTITY CHARGED WITH THE PAYMENT OF A CASHLESS TOLL FEE FOR THE USE
OF  ANY  BRIDGE OR TUNNEL OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY TO PAY SUCH TOLLS IN
FULL AND TO HAVE ANY TOLL VIOLATION FEES  RELATED  TO  SUCH  PAID  TOLLS
WAIVED  FOR  A  PERIOD  OF  SIX  MONTHS  FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS
SECTION.
  3. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION FIVE OF  SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-
THREE  OF  THIS  TITLE OR ANY OTHER LAW, ANY CASHLESS TOLL VIOLATION FEE
CHARGED TO ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY FOR THE USE OF
ANY BRIDGE OR TUNNEL OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY SHALL  NOT  EXCEED  TWICE
THE  AMOUNT  OF  THE  TOLL CHARGED FOR USING SUCH BRIDGE OR TUNNEL FOR A
PERIOD OF NINETY DAYS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION AND  SHALL
NOT  EXCEED  THREE  TIMES  THE AMOUNT OF THE TOLL CHARGED FOR USING SUCH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02912-01-9

A4477A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2777
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §553-l, amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10005, S7823

A4477A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the triborough bridge authority to establish a cashless tolling amnesty program; requires the metropolitan transportation authority to post their fee waiver policy on their website.

A4477A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4477--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PHEFFER AMATO -- 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 requiring the
  triborough  bridge  authority  to establish a cashless tolling amnesty
  program and requiring the  metropolitan  transportation  authority  to
  post  their  fee waiver policy on their website; and providing for the
  repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
section 553-l to read as follows:
  § 553-L. CASHLESS TOLLING AMNESTY PROGRAM. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVI-
SION FIVE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE OF THIS TITLE OR ANY OTHER
LAW, THE AUTHORITY SHALL PROVIDE AN  AMNESTY  PROGRAM  FOR  ANY  PERSON,
FIRM,  CORPORATION,  OR OTHER ENTITY CHARGED WITH THE PAYMENT OF A CASH-
LESS TOLL FEE FOR THE USE OF  ANY  BRIDGE  OR  TUNNEL  OPERATED  BY  THE
AUTHORITY.
  2.  SUCH AMNESTY PROGRAM SHALL ALLOW ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR
OTHER ENTITY CHARGED WITH THE PAYMENT OF A CASHLESS TOLL FEE FOR THE USE
OF ANY BRIDGE OR TUNNEL OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY TO PAY SUCH  TOLLS  IN
FULL  AND  TO  HAVE  ANY  TOLL VIOLATION FEES RELATED TO SUCH PAID TOLLS
WAIVED FOR A PERIOD OF SIX  MONTHS  FROM  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF  THIS
SECTION.
  3.  NOTWITHSTANDING  SUBDIVISION  FIVE  OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY-
THREE OF THIS TITLE OR ANY OTHER LAW, ANY CASHLESS  TOLL  VIOLATION  FEE
CHARGED TO ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY FOR THE USE OF
ANY  BRIDGE  OR  TUNNEL OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY SHALL NOT EXCEED TWICE
THE AMOUNT OF THE TOLL CHARGED FOR USING SUCH BRIDGE  OR  TUNNEL  FOR  A
PERIOD  OF NINETY DAYS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION AND SHALL

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

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