senate Bill S6961

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Amends a chapter of the laws of 2019, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 3439-A and A. 1512-A, in relation to directing the MTA and the New York City transit authority to rename certain subway stations

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 03, 2020 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 09, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.40
Jan 08, 2020 referred to rules
Jan 06, 2020 referred to rules

S6961 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8987
Law Section:
Public Authorities
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1 & 2, Chap of 2019 (as proposed in S.3439-A & 1512-A)

S6961 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to directing the metropolitan transportation authority and the New York City transit authority to rename certain subway stations.

S6961 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6961 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6961

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend a chapter of the laws of 2019, relating to directing the
  metropolitan  transportation  authority  to  rename   certain   subway
  stations,  as  proposed  in legislative bills numbers S. 3439-A and A.
  1512-A, in  relation  to  directing  the  metropolitan  transportation
  authority  and  the  New York City transit authority to rename certain
  subway stations

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

  Section  1.  Section  1  of a chapter of the laws of 2019, relating to
directing the metropolitan transportation authority  to  rename  certain
subway  stations, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 3439-A and
A. 1512-A, is amended to read as follows:
  Section 1. [The] UPON A DETERMINATION BY THE METROPOLITAN  TRANSPORTA-
TION  AUTHORITY  OR  THE NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT SUFFICIENT
FUNDS HAVE BEEN COMMITTED TO  IT  SPECIFICALLY  FOR  SUCH  PURPOSE,  THE
METROPOLITAN  TRANSPORTATION  AUTHORITY,  THE PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION
CREATED BY SECTION TWELVE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF THE PUBLIC  AUTHORITIES
LAW,  AND THE NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY, THE PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPO-
RATION CREATED BY SECTION TWELVE HUNDRED ONE OF THE  PUBLIC  AUTHORITIES
LAW, SHALL USE SUCH SPECIFICALLY COMMITTED FUNDS TO RENAME THE President
Street  subway  station  on the IRT Nostrand Avenue line of the New York
city subway [is hereby named] TO the President  Street  -  Medgar  Evers
College  station and the Franklin Avenue subway station on the IRT East-
ern Parkway line [is hereby named] OF THE NEW YORK CITY  SUBWAY  TO  the
Franklin  Avenue  -  Medgar  Evers College station. The MTA shall ensure
that all signs, [maps,] and any  other  items  issued  by  the  MTA  are
updated  to accurately reflect the new name of the stations within [such
time and in such manner as the MTA shall deem appropriate] TEN MONTHS.
  § 2. Section 2 of a chapter of the laws of 2019, relating to directing
the metropolitan  transportation  authority  to  rename  certain  subway
stations,  as  proposed  in  legislative  bills numbers S. 3439-A and A.
1512-A, is amended to read as follows:

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

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