|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to transportation|
|Jan 14, 2019||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1318
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1318 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1318 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1318 SPONSOR: SERINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to a half fare rate program in the metropolitan transportation authority for veterans PURPOSE: This bill would authorize the metropolitan transportation authority (MTA) and any of its subsidiary corporations to establish and implement a half fare rate for veterans. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Authorizes the MTA and its subsidiary corporations which include Metro-North and the Long Island Railroad to establish and imple- ment a half fare rate for veterans. Section 2: Establishes the immediate effective date.
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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