assembly Bill A3226

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the hyperloop and high speed rail commission

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Jan 22, 2021 referred to transportation

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A3226 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23 §§490 - 493, Transp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10016
2019-2020: A1903

A3226 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the hyperloop and high speed rail commission to assess and study the benefits and implications of creating a high speed rail system in New York state.

A3226 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3226
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. KIM, QUART, VANEL, LUPARDO, TAYLOR, M. MILLER,
   MONTESANO, MAGNARELLI,  WOERNER,  JEAN-PIERRE,  SEAWRIGHT,  J. RIVERA,
   FAHY,  CYMBROWITZ, HYNDMAN, NIOU, HEVESI, LAVINE, CAHILL, JONES, HUNT-
   ER, REYES, McMAHON, DeSTEFANO, GALEF -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
   ABBATE, COOK, DAVILA, RAMOS, THIELE -- read once and referred  to  the
   Committee on Transportation
 
 AN  ACT to amend the transportation law, in relation to establishing the
   hyperloop and high speed rail commission
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The transportation law is amended by adding a new article
 23 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 23
                 HYPERLOOP AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION
 SECTION 490. HYPERLOOP AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION.
         491. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
         492. REPORTING.
         493. ASSISTANCE OF OTHER AGENCIES.
   § 490. HYPERLOOP AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION. 1.  THERE  IS  HEREBY
 ESTABLISHED IN THE DEPARTMENT A COMMISSION, TO BE KNOWN AS THE HYPERLOOP
 AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION.
   2.  SUCH  COMMISSION SHALL CONSIST OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE METRO-NORTH
 RAILROAD AND ELEVEN OTHER MEMBERS TO  BE  APPOINTED  AS  FOLLOWS:  THREE
 SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MAJOR-
 ITY  LEADER  OF THE SENATE AND TWO BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE;
 AND TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND TWO BY THE
 MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY.
   3. THE COMMISSION MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS  AFTER
 THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF  THIS  ARTICLE AND SHALL MEET PUBLICLY AT LEAST
 QUARTERLY.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05971-01-1