senate Bill S1318

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Jan 14, 2019 referred to transportation

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S1318 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5545
2017-2018: S2164

S1318 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1318 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1318 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1318

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SERINO, FELDER, SEPULVEDA -- 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 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 HONORABLE CIRCUMSTANCES FROM SUCH SERVICE, AND PRESENTS AN AUTHOR-
IZED VETERAN IDENTIFICATION CARD, AND WHO IS A  CITIZEN  OF  THE  UNITED
STATES  OR  AN  ALIEN  LAWFULLY  ADMITTED FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCE IN THE
UNITED STATES 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.
                                                           LBD00716-02-9

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