senate Bill S8119

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to paratransit services within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2020 vetoed memo.54
Jun 05, 2020 delivered to governor
May 27, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.33
substituted for a10303b
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.642
May 26, 2020 reported and committed to rules
May 24, 2020 committee discharged and committed to corporations, authorities and commissions
print number 8119c
May 24, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
May 11, 2020 print number 8119b
May 11, 2020 amend and recommit to transportation
Apr 22, 2020 print number 8119a
Apr 22, 2020 amend and recommit to transportation
Mar 23, 2020 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 26, 2020 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S8119C
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 26, 2020

May 24, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8119C
19
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committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S8119 - Details

Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-b & 15-c, Transp L

S8119 - Summary

Relates to paratransit services within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

S8119 - Sponsor Memo

S8119 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8119

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 23, 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  transportation  law,  in  relation  to  paratransit
  services  within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus
  disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 5 of section 15-b of the transportation law is
amended by adding a new paragraph c to read as follows:
  C. (1) (A) THE ELIGIBILITY OF  ALL  AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILITIES  ACT
PARATRANSIT  ELIGIBLE  CUSTOMERS,  WHOSE  CERTIFICATION  WOULD OTHERWISE
EXPIRE BETWEEN MARCH FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY AND  JULY  THIRTY-FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY, SHALL BE EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (B) EACH CONTRACTOR PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL RENDER ELIGI-
BILITY DETERMINATIONS FOR ANY APPLICATION FOR AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILI-
TIES  ACT  PARATRANSIT  SUBMITTED BEFORE JULY THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
TWENTY, BASED ON THE APPLICATION  AND  SUBMITTED  MEDICAL  DOCUMENTATION
ALONE, UNTIL AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (C)  FOR  THE PERIOD BEGINNING JULY THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY,
ALL CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL SUSPEND  ALL  PARA-
TRANSIT  SHARED  RIDES  AND  SHALL INSTEAD DISPATCH AND ROUTE INDIVIDUAL
PARATRANSIT TRIPS, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE.  CUSTOMERS  SHALL  BE
NOTIFIED  IN  ADVANCE  IN  THE EVENT THAT THEIR RIDE WILL BE SHARED WITH
ANOTHER CUSTOMER, AND SUCH CUSTOMERS SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO  REFUSE  OR
RESCHEDULE SHARED RIDES WITHOUT PENALTY.
  (D)  ALL CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES IN THE CITY OF NEW
YORK SHALL ENSURE THAT ALL PARATRANSIT DRIVERS AND  PERSONNEL  PROVIDING
PARATRANSIT  SERVICES ARE PROVIDED WITH HAND SANITIZER, DISPOSABLE STER-
ILE GLOVES, AND TRAINING ON PREVENTIVE MEASURES TO PROTECT BOTH  CUSTOM-
ERS  AND DRIVERS FROM COVID-19 AND OTHER INFECTIOUS DISEASES, CONSISTENT
WITH CURRENT CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH  GUIDE-
LINES.

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

Co-Sponsors

S8119A - Details

Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-b & 15-c, Transp L

S8119A - Summary

Relates to paratransit services within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

S8119A - Sponsor Memo

S8119A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8119--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 23, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  transportation  law,  in  relation  to  paratransit
  services  within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus
  disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 5 of section 15-b of the transportation law is
amended by adding a new paragraph c to read as follows:
  C. (1) (A) THE ELIGIBILITY OF  ALL  AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILITIES  ACT
PARATRANSIT  ELIGIBLE  CUSTOMERS,  WHOSE  CERTIFICATION  WOULD OTHERWISE
EXPIRE BETWEEN MARCH FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY AND  JULY  THIRTY-FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY, SHALL BE EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (B) EACH CONTRACTOR PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL RENDER ELIGI-
BILITY DETERMINATIONS FOR ANY APPLICATION FOR AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILI-
TIES  ACT  PARATRANSIT  SUBMITTED BEFORE JULY THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
TWENTY, BASED ON THE APPLICATION  AND  SUBMITTED  MEDICAL  DOCUMENTATION
ALONE, UNTIL AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (C)  FOR THE PERIOD ENDING JULY THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, ALL
CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL SUSPEND ALL PARATRANSIT
SHARED RIDES AND SHALL INSTEAD DISPATCH AND ROUTE INDIVIDUAL PARATRANSIT
TRIPS, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE. CUSTOMERS SHALL  BE  NOTIFIED  IN
ADVANCE IN THE EVENT THAT THEIR RIDE WILL BE SHARED WITH ANOTHER CUSTOM-
ER,  AND  SUCH  CUSTOMERS  SHALL  HAVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE OR RESCHEDULE
SHARED RIDES WITHOUT PENALTY.
  (D) ALL CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES IN THE CITY OF  NEW
YORK  SHALL  ENSURE THAT ALL PARATRANSIT DRIVERS AND PERSONNEL PROVIDING
PARATRANSIT SERVICES ARE PROVIDED WITH HAND SANITIZER, DISPOSABLE  STER-
ILE  GLOVES, AND TRAINING ON PREVENTIVE MEASURES TO PROTECT BOTH CUSTOM-
ERS AND DRIVERS FROM COVID-19 AND OTHER INFECTIOUS DISEASES,  CONSISTENT

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

Co-Sponsors

S8119B - Details

Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-b & 15-c, Transp L

S8119B - Summary

Relates to paratransit services within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

S8119B - Sponsor Memo

S8119B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8119--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 23, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. COMRIE, HOYLMAN -- 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 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  transportation  law,  in  relation  to  paratransit
  services  within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus
  disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 5 of section 15-b of the transportation law is
amended by adding a new paragraph c to read as follows:
  C. (1) (A) THE ELIGIBILITY OF  ALL  AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILITIES  ACT
PARATRANSIT  ELIGIBLE  CUSTOMERS,  WHOSE  CERTIFICATION  WOULD OTHERWISE
EXPIRE BETWEEN MARCH FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY AND  JULY  THIRTY-FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY, SHALL BE EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (B) EACH CONTRACTOR PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL RENDER ELIGI-
BILITY DETERMINATIONS FOR ANY APPLICATION FOR AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILI-
TIES  ACT  PARATRANSIT  BASED  ON  THE APPLICATION AND SUBMITTED MEDICAL
DOCUMENTATION ALONE, UNTIL AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (C) FOR THE PERIOD ENDING JULY THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY,  ALL
CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL SUSPEND ALL PARATRANSIT
SHARED RIDES AND SHALL INSTEAD DISPATCH AND ROUTE INDIVIDUAL PARATRANSIT
TRIPS,  TO  THE  MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE. CUSTOMERS SHALL BE NOTIFIED IN
ADVANCE IN THE EVENT THAT THEIR RIDE WILL BE SHARED WITH ANOTHER CUSTOM-
ER, AND SUCH CUSTOMERS SHALL HAVE THE  RIGHT  TO  REFUSE  OR  RESCHEDULE
SHARED RIDES WITHOUT PENALTY.
  (D)  ALL CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES IN THE CITY OF NEW
YORK SHALL ENSURE THAT ALL PARATRANSIT DRIVERS AND  PERSONNEL  PROVIDING
PARATRANSIT  SERVICES ARE PROVIDED WITH HAND SANITIZER, DISPOSABLE STER-
ILE GLOVES, FACE MASKS AND TRAINING ON PREVENTIVE  MEASURES  TO  PROTECT
BOTH  CUSTOMERS AND DRIVERS FROM COVID-19 AND OTHER INFECTIOUS DISEASES,

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

Co-Sponsors

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S8119C (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-b & 15-c, Transp L

S8119C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to paratransit services within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

S8119C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8119C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8119--C

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 23, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. COMRIE, HOYLMAN -- 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 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  transportation  law,  in  relation  to  paratransit
  services  within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus
  (COVID-19) pandemic

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 5 of section 15-b of the transportation law is
amended by adding a new paragraph c to read as follows:
  C. (1) (A) THE PERIOD OF VALIDITY OF THE PARATRANSIT CERTIFICATION  OF
ALL  AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILITIES ACT PARATRANSIT ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS,
WHOSE CERTIFICATION WOULD OTHERWISE  EXPIRE  BETWEEN  MARCH  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND  TWENTY  AND  JULY  THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, SHALL BE
EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (B) EACH CONTRACTOR PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL RENDER ELIGI-
BILITY DETERMINATIONS FOR ANY APPLICATION FOR AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILI-
TIES  ACT PARATRANSIT BASED SOLELY ON INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE WRIT-
TEN APPLICATION AND IN SUBMITTED  MEDICAL  DOCUMENTATION,  UNTIL  AUGUST
THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.
  (C)  ALL  CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES SHALL, UNTIL JULY
THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, DISPATCH AND ROUTE INDIVIDUAL  RATHER
THAN SHARED PARATRANSIT RIDES, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE, AND SHALL
NOTIFY  CUSTOMERS  AS  SOON  AS PRACTICABLE IN ADVANCE IN THE EVENT THAT
THEIR RIDE WILL BE SHARED WITH ANOTHER CUSTOMER.  SUCH  CUSTOMERS  SHALL
HAVE  THE  RIGHT  TO  REFUSE  OR  RESCHEDULE  RIDES THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN
SHARED, AND ANY SUCH REFUSAL OR RESCHEDULING SHALL  BE  WITHOUT  PENALTY
PROVIDED THEY RESPOND WITHIN A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME.
  (D)  ALL CONTRACTORS PROVIDING PARATRANSIT SERVICES IN THE CITY OF NEW
YORK SHALL ENSURE THAT ALL PARATRANSIT DRIVERS AND  PERSONNEL  PROVIDING

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

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