|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 30, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 10, 2019||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1015
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1015 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1015 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, in consultation with the New York city transit authority, the Long Island Rail Road and the Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, to allow riders travelling within the limits of the city of New York to pay a fare for commuter rail service equal to that of a MetroCard ride and for such riders to make free transfers.
S1015 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1015 SPONSOR: COMRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to special powers of the authority PURPOSE: Will allow riders travelling within city limits to pay a fare for commu- ter rails equal to that of NYC Transit subways and buses, and to provide a free transfer in the same manner. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends section 1266 of the public authorities law by adding a new subdi- vision to accomplish the above stated purpose. JUSTIFICATION: This bill would equalize the fare for commuter rail stops within the
S1015 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1015 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to special powers of the authority 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 OR THE TERMS OF ANY CONTRACT, THE AUTHORITY, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY, THE LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD AND THE METRO-NORTH COMMUTER RAIL- ROAD COMPANY, SHALL ALLOW RIDERS TRAVELLING WITHIN THE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK TO PAY A FARE FOR COMMUTER RAIL SERVICE EQUAL TO THAT OF A METROCARD RIDE ON NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT SUBWAYS AND BUSES AND FOR SUCH RIDERS TO MAKE FREE TRANSFERS BETWEEN SAID COMMUTER RAIL AND NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT SUBWAYS AND BUSES. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02903-01-9
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