senate Bill S1095

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the New York state thruway authority to establish an electronic toll collection device for trucks used by farms, which grants a 10% discount for use of the thruway

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Jan 10, 2019 referred to transportation

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S1095 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §378-b, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5400
2017-2018: S890

S1095 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the New York state thruway authority to establish an electronic toll collection device for trucks used by farms, which grants a 10% discount for use of the thruway.

S1095 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1095 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1095

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. AMEDORE, AKSHAR, GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to directing the
  New  York  state  thruway  authority to establish a farm EZ pass which
  grants discounted tolls for certain motor  vehicles  used  by  persons
  engaged in agricultural production

  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 378-b to read as follows:
  §  378-B.  FARM  EZ  PASS.  1. THE AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH AND ISSUE
ELECTRONIC TOLL COLLECTION DEVICES FOR SINGLE  UNIT  TRUCKS  AND  TRUCKS
HAVING  TWO  OR  MORE  AXLES WHICH ARE OWNED AND OPERATED BY A PERSON OR
ENTITY ENGAGED IN THE  PRODUCTION  OF  CROPS,  LIVESTOCK  AND  LIVESTOCK
PRODUCTS,  AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED ONE OF
THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW, WHEN SUCH TRUCKS ARE  USED  EXCLUSIVELY
TO FURTHER THE CONDUCTING OF SUCH PRODUCTION. THE USE OF SUCH ELECTRONIC
TOLL COLLECTION DEVICES SHALL PROVIDE A TEN PERCENT DISCOUNT ON THE TOLL
OTHERWISE  IMPOSED  FOR  THE  USE  OF THE THRUWAY SYSTEM, OR ANY PORTION
THEREOF, BY THE TRUCK TO WHICH THE DEVICE IS AFFIXED.
  2. THE AUTHORITY SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS  TO  IMPLEMENT
THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SECTION,  INCLUDING  ESTABLISHING THE TYPE OF
DOCUMENTATION OR OTHER PROOF REQUIRED TO PROVE THAT A  TRUCK  IS  EXCLU-
SIVELY  USED TO FURTHER THE CONDUCTING OF THE PRODUCTION OF CROPS, LIVE-
STOCK AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, any rules  and  regu-
lations  necessary to implement the provisions of this act on its effec-
tive date are authorized and directed to be completed on or before  such
date.

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

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