|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 15, 2019||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1597
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1597 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1597 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1597 SPONSOR: O'MARA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the transportation law, in relation to the interagency coordinating committee on rural public transportation; and to amend the social services law, in relation to the transportation of eligible persons residing in a rural area PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To improve the availability and quality of public transportation services in rural counties. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: (1) modifies section 73-d of the transportation law, as amended by chap- ter 562 of the laws of 1987 (2) require that the committee report to the Executive and the Legisla-
S1597 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1597 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 15, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. O'MARA, AKSHAR, AMEDORE, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, RANZENHOF- ER, SEWARD, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the transportation law, in relation to the interagency coordinating committee on rural public transportation; and to amend the social services law, in relation to the transportation of eligible persons residing in a rural area THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 73-d of the transportation law, as amended by chap- ter 562 of the laws of 1987, is amended to read as follows: § 73-d. Interagency coordinating committee on rural public transporta- tion. 1. There is hereby created a committee to be known as the "intera- gency coordinating committee on rural public transportation", to be comprised of nineteen members. The commissioner or his or her designee shall serve as chairperson. Twelve of such members shall be the follow- ing or his or her duly designated representative: the director of the office for the aging; the commissioner of education; the commissioner of labor; the commissioner of health; the commissioner of the office of mental health; THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES; the commissioner of the office [of mental retardation and] FOR PEOPLE WITH developmental disabilities; the commis- sioner of [social services; state advocate for the disabled] THE OFFICE FOR TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE; THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE NEW YORK STATE JUSTICE CENTER FOR THE PROTECTION OF PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS; THE secretary of state; THE commissioner of agriculture and markets[; the director of the office of rural affairs] and the [director of the division for youth] COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES. Six additional members, [all] FIVE of whom shall be transportation providers or consumers representing rural counties AND ONE SHALL BE A REPRESENTATIVE OF A LABOR UNION AFFILIATED WITH PUBLIC EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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