senate Bill S7371A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Extends and expands the scope of the on-demand E-hail paratransit pilot

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 13, 2020 print number 7371a
Feb 13, 2020 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 22, 2020 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S7371 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9780
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1205, Pub Auth L; amd §15-b, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4037, A5896

S7371 - Summary

Extends and expands the scope of the on-demand E-hail paratransit pilot to include an additional 1,200 users.

S7371 - Sponsor Memo

S7371 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7371

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law and the  transportation  law,
  in  relation  to  extending  and  expanding the scope of the on-demand
  E-hail paratransit pilot

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of section 1205 of the public authorities
law, as added by chapter 717 of the laws of 1967, is amended and  a  new
subdivision 9 is added to read as follows:
  3.  Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section,
no zonal system of fares proposed to be instituted  on  or  after  March
first, nineteen hundred sixty-eight for the use of the whole or any part
of  a  rapid  transit facility or of an omnibus line facility OR A PARA-
TRANSIT SERVICE operated by the authority and no general revision of the
system of transfers applicable to the use  of  all  such  facilities  in
effect as of that date shall be established without the written approval
of  the  mayor.  For  the  purposes  of this subdivision the term "zonal
system of fares" shall mean any system whereby the fare payable for  the
use of a rapid transit facility or an omnibus line facility OR ANY PARA-
TRANSIT  SERVICE OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY or of any part thereof varies
according to distance traveled or to the location of the point of  entry
or departure by the user, but the creation or elimination of free trans-
fer points shall not be regarded as the institution of such a system.
  9.  A.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "ON-DEMAND E-HAIL
PARATRANSIT PILOT" SHALL MEAN THE SERVICE CREATED  BY  THE  METROPOLITAN
TRANSPORTATION  AUTHORITY IN TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, THROUGH WHICH USERS
OF THE AUTHORITY'S ACCESS-A-RIDE PARATRANSIT PROGRAM CAN RECEIVE IMMEDI-
ATE RIDES USING A SMARTPHONE APP OR PHONE SERVICE.
  B. THE AUTHORITY SHALL CONTINUE TO OPERATE THE ON-DEMAND E-HAIL  PARA-
TRANSIT  PILOT  THROUGH  MARCH THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO, AS
PROVIDED BY SUBDIVISION FIVE-A OF SECTION FIFTEEN-B OF  THE  TRANSPORTA-
TION LAW.

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

Co-Sponsors

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S7371A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9780
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1205, Pub Auth L; amd §15-b, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4037, A5896

S7371A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends and expands the scope of the on-demand E-hail paratransit pilot to include an additional 1,200 users.

S7371A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7371A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7371--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  COMRIE,  BAILEY, HOYLMAN, PARKER, SALAZAR -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Transportation  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law and the  transportation  law,
  in  relation  to  extending  and  expanding the scope of the on-demand
  E-hail paratransit pilot

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of section 1205 of the public authorities
law, as added by chapter 717 of the laws of 1967, is amended and  a  new
subdivision 9 is added to read as follows:
  3.  Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section,
no zonal system of fares proposed to be instituted  on  or  after  March
first, nineteen hundred sixty-eight for the use of the whole or any part
of  a  rapid  transit facility or of an omnibus line facility OR A PARA-
TRANSIT SERVICE operated by the authority and no general revision of the
system of transfers applicable to the use  of  all  such  facilities  in
effect as of that date shall be established without the written approval
of  the  mayor.  For  the  purposes  of this subdivision the term "zonal
system of fares" shall mean any system whereby the fare payable for  the
use of a rapid transit facility or an omnibus line facility OR ANY PARA-
TRANSIT  SERVICE OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY or of any part thereof varies
according to distance traveled or to the location of the point of  entry
or departure by the user, but the creation or elimination of free trans-
fer points shall not be regarded as the institution of such a system.
  9.  A.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "ON-DEMAND E-HAIL
PARATRANSIT PILOT" SHALL MEAN THE SERVICE CREATED  BY  THE  METROPOLITAN
TRANSPORTATION  AUTHORITY IN TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, THROUGH WHICH USERS
OF THE AUTHORITY'S ACCESS-A-RIDE PARATRANSIT PROGRAM CAN RECEIVE IMMEDI-
ATE RIDES USING A SMARTPHONE APP OR PHONE SERVICE.
  B. THE AUTHORITY SHALL CONTINUE TO OPERATE THE ON-DEMAND E-HAIL  PARA-
TRANSIT  PILOT  THROUGH  MARCH THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO, AS

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

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