assembly Bill A10303B

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to paratransit services within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2020 vetoed memo.54
Jun 05, 2020 delivered to governor
May 27, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.33
substituted for a10303b
May 27, 2020 substituted by s8119c
rules report cal.33
reported
reported referred to rules
May 26, 2020 reported referred to ways and means
May 24, 2020 print number 10303b
May 24, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
May 11, 2020 print number 10303a
May 11, 2020 amend and recommit to transportation
Apr 15, 2020 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 26, 2020 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S8119C
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 26, 2020

May 24, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8119C
19
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committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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A10303 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8119
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-b & 15-c, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S5491

A10303 - Summary

Relates to paratransit services within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

A10303 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10303

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 15, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Transportation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  transportation  law, in relation to paratransit
  services within the state and city of New York during the  coronavirus
  disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 15-b of the transportation law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph c to read as follows:
  C.  (1)  (A)  THE  ELIGIBILITY  OF ALL AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
PARATRANSIT ELIGIBLE  CUSTOMERS,  WHOSE  CERTIFICATION  WOULD  OTHERWISE
EXPIRE  BETWEEN  MARCH FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY AND JULY THIRTY-FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, SHALL BE EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (B) EACH CONTRACTOR PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL RENDER ELIGI-
BILITY  DETERMINATIONS  FOR ANY APPLICATION FOR AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-
TIES ACT PARATRANSIT SUBMITTED BEFORE JULY  THIRTY-FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND
TWENTY,  BASED  ON  THE  APPLICATION AND SUBMITTED MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION
ALONE, UNTIL AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (C) FOR THE PERIOD ENDING JULY THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY,  ALL
CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL SUSPEND ALL PARATRANSIT
SHARED RIDES AND SHALL INSTEAD DISPATCH AND ROUTE INDIVIDUAL PARATRANSIT
TRIPS,  TO  THE  MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE. CUSTOMERS SHALL BE NOTIFIED IN
ADVANCE IN THE EVENT THAT THEIR RIDE WILL BE SHARED WITH ANOTHER CUSTOM-
ER, AND SUCH CUSTOMERS SHALL HAVE THE  RIGHT  TO  REFUSE  OR  RESCHEDULE
SHARED RIDES WITHOUT PENALTY.
  (D)  ALL CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES IN THE CITY OF NEW
YORK SHALL ENSURE THAT ALL PARATRANSIT DRIVERS AND  PERSONNEL  PROVIDING
PARATRANSIT  SERVICES ARE PROVIDED WITH HAND SANITIZER, DISPOSABLE STER-
ILE GLOVES, AND TRAINING ON PREVENTIVE MEASURES TO PROTECT BOTH  CUSTOM-
ERS  AND DRIVERS FROM COVID-19 AND OTHER INFECTIOUS DISEASES, CONSISTENT
WITH CURRENT CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH  GUIDE-
LINES.

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

Co-Sponsors

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A10303A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8119
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-b & 15-c, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S5491

A10303A - Summary

Relates to paratransit services within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

A10303A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                10303--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 15, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on  Transportation -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  transportation  law,  in  relation  to  paratransit
  services  within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus
  disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 5 of section 15-b of the transportation law is
amended by adding a new paragraph c to read as follows:
  C. (1) (A) THE ELIGIBILITY OF  ALL  AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILITIES  ACT
PARATRANSIT  ELIGIBLE  CUSTOMERS,  WHOSE  CERTIFICATION  WOULD OTHERWISE
EXPIRE BETWEEN MARCH FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY AND  JULY  THIRTY-FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY, SHALL BE EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (B) EACH CONTRACTOR PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL RENDER ELIGI-
BILITY DETERMINATIONS FOR ANY APPLICATION FOR AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILI-
TIES  ACT  PARATRANSIT  BASED  ON  THE APPLICATION AND SUBMITTED MEDICAL
DOCUMENTATION ALONE, UNTIL AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (C) FOR THE PERIOD ENDING JULY THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY,  ALL
CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL SUSPEND ALL PARATRANSIT
SHARED RIDES AND SHALL INSTEAD DISPATCH AND ROUTE INDIVIDUAL PARATRANSIT
TRIPS,  TO  THE  MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE. CUSTOMERS SHALL BE NOTIFIED IN
ADVANCE IN THE EVENT THAT THEIR RIDE WILL BE SHARED WITH ANOTHER CUSTOM-
ER, AND SUCH CUSTOMERS SHALL HAVE THE  RIGHT  TO  REFUSE  OR  RESCHEDULE
SHARED RIDES WITHOUT PENALTY.
  (D)  ALL CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES IN THE CITY OF NEW
YORK SHALL ENSURE THAT ALL PARATRANSIT DRIVERS AND  PERSONNEL  PROVIDING
PARATRANSIT  SERVICES ARE PROVIDED WITH HAND SANITIZER, DISPOSABLE STER-
ILE GLOVES, FACE MASKS AND TRAINING ON PREVENTIVE  MEASURES  TO  PROTECT
BOTH  CUSTOMERS AND DRIVERS FROM COVID-19 AND OTHER INFECTIOUS DISEASES,
CONSISTENT WITH CURRENT CENTER FOR DISEASE  CONTROL  AND  DEPARTMENT  OF
HEALTH GUIDELINES.

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

Co-Sponsors

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A10303B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8119
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-b & 15-c, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S5491

A10303B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to paratransit services within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

A10303B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                10303--B

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 15, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. DINOWITZ, TAYLOR, RIVERA, ABINANTI, BICHOTTE,
  OTIS, LENTOL, GOTTFRIED, MONTESANO, SIMON, O'DONNELL -- read once  and
  referred  to  the Committee on Transportation -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  transportation  law,  in  relation  to  paratransit
  services  within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus
  (COVID-19) pandemic

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 5 of section 15-b of the transportation law is
amended by adding a new paragraph c to read as follows:
  C. (1) (A) THE PERIOD OF VALIDITY OF THE PARATRANSIT CERTIFICATION  OF
ALL  AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILITIES ACT PARATRANSIT ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS,
WHOSE CERTIFICATION WOULD OTHERWISE  EXPIRE  BETWEEN  MARCH  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND  TWENTY  AND  JULY  THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, SHALL BE
EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (B) EACH CONTRACTOR PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL RENDER ELIGI-
BILITY DETERMINATIONS FOR ANY APPLICATION FOR AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILI-
TIES  ACT PARATRANSIT BASED SOLELY ON INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE WRIT-
TEN APPLICATION AND IN SUBMITTED  MEDICAL  DOCUMENTATION,  UNTIL  AUGUST
THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (C)  ALL  CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL, UNTIL JULY
THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, DISPATCH AND ROUTE INDIVIDUAL  RATHER
THAN SHARED PARATRANSIT RIDES, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE, AND SHALL
NOTIFY  CUSTOMERS  AS  SOON  AS PRACTICABLE IN ADVANCE IN THE EVENT THAT
THEIR RIDE WILL BE SHARED WITH ANOTHER CUSTOMER.  SUCH  CUSTOMERS  SHALL
HAVE  THE  RIGHT  TO  REFUSE  OR  RESCHEDULE  RIDES THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN
SHARED, AND ANY SUCH REFUSAL OR RESCHEDULING SHALL  BE  WITHOUT  PENALTY
PROVIDED THEY RESPOND WITHIN A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME.
  (D)  ALL CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES IN THE CITY OF NEW
YORK SHALL ENSURE THAT ALL PARATRANSIT DRIVERS AND  PERSONNEL  PROVIDING
PARATRANSIT  SERVICES ARE PROVIDED WITH HAND SANITIZER, DISPOSABLE STER-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets