senate Bill S2779A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Creates an extra transfer for pay-per-ride Metrocard users

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1290
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 08, 2019 print number 2779a
Feb 08, 2019 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 29, 2019 referred to transportation

S2779 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2481
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4855
2013-2014: A367
2015-2016: S6484, A2607
2017-2018: S2560, S7862, A3439, A9627
2021-2022: S2745, A1283

S2779 - Summary

Relates to allowing two automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards.

S2779 - Sponsor Memo

S2779 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2779

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to allowing  two
  automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 1266 of the public authorities law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 3-b to read as follows:
  3-B.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE AUTHORITY SHALL
ESTABLISH A FARE TRANSFER POLICY THAT MAY BE AMENDED FROM TIME TO  TIME.
SUCH  POLICY  SHALL  PROVIDE  ANY PERSON WHO PAYS A FARE OR RATE WITH AT
LEAST TWO TRANSFERS AT NO COST BETWEEN ANY SUBWAY AND  BUS,  OR  BETWEEN
BUSES THAT ARE OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY. SUCH TRANSFERS SHALL
BE  VALID  FOR TWO HOURS FROM THE TIME SUCH FARE OR RATE IS COLLECTED BY
THE AUTHORITY AT A TRANSIT FACILITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01330-01-9

S2779A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2481
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4855
2013-2014: A367
2015-2016: S6484, A2607
2017-2018: S2560, S7862, A3439, A9627
2021-2022: S2745, A1283

S2779A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing two automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards.

S2779A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2779A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2779--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to allowing  two
  automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 1266 of the public authorities law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 3-b to read as follows:
  3-B.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE AUTHORITY SHALL
ESTABLISH A "TWO FREE TRANSFERS POLICY", PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE AUTHORI-
TY SHALL NOT PAY ANY COSTS OR EXPENSES RELATED TO THE TWO FREE TRANSFERS
POLICY FROM ITS OPERATING OR CAPITAL BUDGETS AND MAY ONLY IMPLEMENT  THE
TWO  FREE TRANSFERS POLICY WITH FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO IT BY THE STATE OF
NEW YORK FOR SUCH PURPOSE. THE TWO FREE TRANSFERS POLICY MAY BE  AMENDED
FROM  TIME  TO TIME. SUCH POLICY SHALL PROVIDE ANY PERSON WHO PAYS FOR A
SINGLE FARE OR RATE WITH AT LEAST TWO AUTOMATIC  FREE  TRANSFERS  AT  NO
ADDITIONAL  COST  BETWEEN  ANY SUBWAY AND BUS, OR BETWEEN BUSES THAT ARE
OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY. SUCH TRANSFERS SHALL BE  VALID  FOR
TWO  HOURS FROM THE TIME SUCH FARE OR RATE IS COLLECTED BY THE AUTHORITY
AT A TRANSIT FACILITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01330-03-9

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