assembly Bill A1903

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the hyperloop and high speed rail commission

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Jan 17, 2019 referred to transportation

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A1903 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3185
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23 §§490 - 493, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10016, S7969

A1903 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the hyperloop and high speed rail commission to assess and study the benefits and implications of creating a high speed rail system in New York state.

A1903 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1903

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KIM, QUART, VANEL, LUPARDO, TAYLOR, M. G. MILLER,
  MONTESANO,   D'URSO,   WRIGHT,   MAGNARELLI,   WOERNER,   JEAN-PIERRE,
  SEAWRIGHT, RIVERA, FAHY, CYMBROWITZ,  HYNDMAN,  LIFTON,  BLAKE,  NIOU,
  HEVESI,  LAVINE,  CAHILL,  JONES, MOSLEY, HUNTER, ORTIZ -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A.  ABBATE,  COOK,  CRESPO,  DAVILA,  GALEF,  RAMOS,
  THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation

AN  ACT to amend the transportation law, in relation to establishing the
  hyperloop and high speed rail commission

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

  Section  1.  The transportation law is amended by adding a new article
23 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 23
                HYPERLOOP AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION
SECTION 490. HYPERLOOP AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION.
        491. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
        492. REPORTING.
        493. ASSISTANCE OF OTHER AGENCIES.
  § 490. HYPERLOOP AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION. 1.  THERE  IS  HEREBY
ESTABLISHED IN THE DEPARTMENT A COMMISSION, TO BE KNOWN AS THE HYPERLOOP
AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION.
  2.  SUCH  COMMISSION SHALL CONSIST OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE METRO-NORTH
RAILROAD AND ELEVEN OTHER MEMBERS TO  BE  APPOINTED  AS  FOLLOWS:  THREE
SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MAJOR-
ITY  LEADER  OF THE SENATE AND TWO BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE;
AND TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND TWO BY THE
MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY.
  3. THE COMMISSION MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS  AFTER
THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF  THIS  ARTICLE AND SHALL MEET PUBLICLY AT LEAST
QUARTERLY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03967-01-9

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