senate Bill S3656

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the appointment of a transit dependent and para-transit dependent representative on various transportation authorities

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 19, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 11, 2019 1st report cal.236
Feb 11, 2019 referred to transportation

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S3656 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1299-a, 1299-c, 1299-bb, 1299-dd, 1301, 1303, 1326 & 1328, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S487
2015-2016: S1500
2017-2018: S5106

S3656 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the appointment of a transit dependent and para-transit dependent representative on various transportation authorities.

S3656 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3656 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3656

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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  various
  transportation authorities

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

  Section 1. Section 1299-a of the public authorities law is amended  by
adding two new subdivisions 18 and 19 to read as follows:
  18.  "TRANSIT  DEPENDENT"  SHALL  MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS LIMITED TO
PUBLIC TRANSIT AS THEIR PRIMARY MODE OF TRANSPORTATION BECAUSE THE INDI-
VIDUAL, (A) HAS NO MEANS OF PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION; (B) IS ELDERLY (OVER
AGE 65); (C) IS A YOUTH (UNDER AGE 18); OR (D) LIVES BELOW  THE  POVERTY
OR MEDIAN INCOME LEVELS AS DEFINED BY THE U.S. CENSUS BUREAU.
  19.  "PARA-TRANSIT  DEPENDENT" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS LIMITED
TO PUBLIC TRANSIT AS THEIR PRIMARY MODE OF TRANSPORTATION  AND  WHO  HAS
EITHER A PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY DISABILITY.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 1299-c of the public authorities law, as
amended  by chapter 220 of the laws of 2012, paragraph (b) as amended by
chapter 197 of the laws of 2017, and paragraph (c) as amended by chapter
176 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  1. (a) There is hereby created the  "Niagara  Frontier  transportation
authority."  The authority shall be a body corporate and politic consti-
tuting a public benefit corporation. The authority shall  consist  of  a
chairman,  [ten]  NOT  MORE THAN TWELVE other members and shall have two
non-voting members as described in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this subdi-
vision appointed by the governor by and with the advice and  consent  of
the  senate.  The  chairman  and  all  members shall be residents of the
district. Of the [ten] members other than the  chairman,  one  shall  be
appointed  upon  the written recommendation of the Erie county executive
[and], one shall be appointed upon the  written  recommendation  of  the
Erie  county legislature, AT LEAST ONE SHALL BE APPOINTED AS A REPRESEN-

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

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