senate Bill S1597

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the interagency coordinating committee on rural public transportation, and transportation of eligible persons residing in a rural area

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Jan 15, 2019 referred to transportation

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S1597 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73-d, Transp L; amd §365-h, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7421

S1597 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the appointees to the interagency coordinating committee on rural public transportation, and transportation of eligible persons residing in a rural area.

S1597 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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