senate Bill S2964

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to reporting on the metropolitan transportation authority's state of good repair

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Jan 31, 2019 referred to transportation

S2964 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4498
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1269-b, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8265, A8853

S2964 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to reporting on the metropolitan transportation authority's state of good repair; requires the reporting to be published on the authority's website, outlining the repairs and investments needed to restore the authority's existing transit systems to a state of good repair.

S2964 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2964 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2964

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 reporting  on
  the metropolitan transportation authority's state of good repair

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section 1269-b of the  public  authorities
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) THIRTY DAYS PRIOR TO SUBMITTING TO THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION
AUTHORITY  CAPITAL  PROGRAM REVIEW BOARD ANY AMENDMENTS OR MODIFICATIONS
TO ANY FIVE-YEAR PLAN, THE AUTHORITY SHALL PUBLISH A REPORT, THAT  SHALL
BE  AVAILABLE  ON  THE  METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY'S WEBSITE,
OUTLINING THE REPAIRS AND INVESTMENTS NEEDED TO RESTORE THE  AUTHORITY'S
EXISTING TRANSIT SYSTEMS TO A STATE OF GOOD REPAIR AND ENSURE THE EXIST-
ING  TRANSIT  SYSTEMS CONTINUE TO DELIVER TRANSPORTATION SERVICES SAFELY
AND RELIABLY FOR THE METROPOLITAN COMMUTER TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT. SUCH
REPORT SHALL INCLUDE THE DOLLAR AMOUNTS NEEDED, AS WELL  AS  THE  DOLLAR
AMOUNTS  COMMITTED  TO RESTORE THE FOLLOWING ELEMENTS TO A STATE OF GOOD
REPAIR: SUBWAY CARS, BUSES, PASSENGER STATIONS, TRACKS, LINE  EQUIPMENT,
LINE  STRUCTURES,  SIGNALS AND COMMUNICATIONS, TRACTION POWER, SHOPS AND
YARDS, DEPOTS, SERVICE VEHICLES, HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY  AND  ANY  OTHER
ELEMENTS THAT ARE CRITICAL TO THE TRANSIT OPERATIONS OF THE AUTHORITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02340-01-9

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