assembly Bill A1283

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates an extra transfer for pay-per-ride Metrocard users

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 08, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A1283 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2745
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4855
2013-2014: A367
2015-2016: A2607, S6484
2017-2018: A3439, A9627, S2560, S7862
2019-2020: A2481, S2779

A1283 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing two automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards.

A1283 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1283
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ, DE LA ROSA -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to allowing two
   automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  1266 of the public authorities law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 3-b to read as follows:
   3-B. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL
 ESTABLISH A "TWO FREE TRANSFERS POLICY", PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE AUTHORI-
 TY SHALL NOT PAY ANY COSTS OR EXPENSES RELATED TO THE TWO FREE TRANSFERS
 POLICY  FROM ITS OPERATING OR CAPITAL BUDGETS AND MAY ONLY IMPLEMENT THE
 TWO FREE TRANSFERS POLICY WITH FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO IT BY THE STATE  OF
 NEW  YORK FOR SUCH PURPOSE. THE TWO FREE TRANSFERS POLICY MAY BE AMENDED
 FROM TIME TO TIME. SUCH POLICY SHALL PROVIDE ANY PERSON WHO PAYS  FOR  A
 SINGLE  FARE  OR  RATE  WITH AT LEAST TWO AUTOMATIC FREE TRANSFERS AT NO
 ADDITIONAL COST BETWEEN ANY SUBWAY AND BUS, OR BETWEEN  BUSES  THAT  ARE
 OWNED  AND  OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY. SUCH TRANSFERS SHALL BE VALID FOR
 TWO HOURS FROM THE TIME SUCH FARE OR RATE IS COLLECTED BY THE  AUTHORITY
 AT A TRANSIT FACILITY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05260-01-1