|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 29, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 28, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 23, 2019||1st report cal.48|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S466
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S466 (ACTIVE) - Details
S466 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S466 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to providing that in a city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route PURPOSE: To permit the use of flashing purple lights on Metropolitan Transporta- tion Authority (MTA) or New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) buses that are used on the Select Bus Service (SBS) Routes with off-board fare collection. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends subdivision 41 of section 375 of the Vehicle and Traf- fic Law to add a new subparagraph 1-a so that MTA and NYCTA buses that are used on SBS Routes are permitted to use flashing purple lights when running along Select Bus Service Routes.
S466 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 466 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to providing that in a city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 41 of section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new paragraph 1-a to read as follows: 1-A. IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, FLASHING PURPLE LIGHTS MAY BE AFFIXED TO AND DISPLAYED ON BUSES OPERATED ON A BUS RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE. SUCH FLASHING PURPLE LIGHTS MAY BE USED EXCLUSIVELY BY A BUS DRIVER AUTHORIZED BY THE APPLICABLE MASS TRANSIT AGENCY ON ANY BUS RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE, PROVIDED THAT FLASHING PURPLE LIGHTS MAY NOT BE UTILIZED ON ANY BUS OPERATING ON A BUS RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE WHERE THE BUS FARE IS PAID UPON BOARDING. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, "BUS RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE" SHALL INCLUDE ROUTES DESIGNATED AS SUCH BY THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE APPLICABLE MASS TRANSIT AGENCY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE ROUTES SPECIFIED IN SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED ELEVEN-C OF THIS CHAPTER. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01132-01-9
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