assembly Bill A1206

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requirements for metropolitan transportation authority hearings for proposed fare increases, major reductions of transportation and/or major service changes

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Jan 07, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

A1206 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5823
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1263, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10303
2011-2012: A1726, S7372
2013-2014: A9060, A31, S776, S6399
2015-2016: A1011, S246
2017-2018: A5182, S4152
2019-2020: A606, S2816

A1206 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the MTA to hold hearings in each county affected by proposed fare increases, major reductions of transportation and/or major service changes; does not apply to standard seasonal or holiday adjustments, temporary changes due to routine maintenance and/or temporary changes in response to emergency situations; requires the authority to hold a hearing in each county of a service area that is affected by the proposed change(s) in fares or services, provided that such hearings be limited to one hearing per calendar day.

A1206 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1206
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to  requirements
   for  metropolitan  transportation authority hearings for proposed fare
   increases, major reductions of  transportation  and/or  major  service
   changes

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 1263 of the public authorities law  is  amended  by
 adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
   10.  (A)  THE AUTHORITY SHALL HOLD HEARINGS IN EACH COUNTY AFFECTED BY
 PROPOSED FARE INCREASES, MAJOR REDUCTIONS OF TRANSPORTATION AND/OR MAJOR
 SERVICE CHANGES.
   (B) THE HEARING REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDI-
 VISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO  STANDARD  SEASONAL  OR  HOLIDAY  ADJUSTMENTS,
 TEMPORARY CHANGES DUE TO ROUTINE MAINTENANCE AND/OR TEMPORARY CHANGES IN
 RESPONSE TO EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.
   (C)  THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  HOLD A HEARING IN EACH COUNTY OF A SERVICE
 AREA THAT IS AFFECTED BY THE PROPOSED CHANGE  OR  CHANGES  IN  FARES  OR
 SERVICES,  PROVIDED  THAT  SUCH  HEARINGS  BE LIMITED TO ONE HEARING PER
 CALENDAR DAY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00689-01-1