assembly Bill A6235B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the metropolitan transportation authority to develop a strategic action plan to improve bicycle and pedestrian access at its bridges and passenger stations

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.715
substituted for a6235b
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by s4943b
Jun 09, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.715
rules report cal.715
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 04, 2021 print number 6235b
Jun 04, 2021 amend and recommit to ways and means
May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
May 20, 2021 print number 6235a
May 20, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Mar 10, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A6235 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4943
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1269-b, 1266-e, 1266-d & 1204-e, Pub Auth L

A6235 - Summary

Requires the metropolitan transportation authority, in consultation with the Long Island Rail Road Commuter's Council, the Metro-North Rail Commuter's Council and the New York City Transit Authority Advisory Council to develop a strategic action plan to improve bicycle and pedestrian access at its bridges and passenger stations.

A6235 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6235
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. GONZALEZ-ROJAS -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to  establishing
   a  standing  advisory committee within the metropolitan transportation
   authority to improve bicycle and pedestrian access at its bridges  and
   passenger stations
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 section 1279-m to read as follows:
   §  1279-M.  PERMANENT  ADVISORY  COMMITTEE  ON  BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN
 ACCESS. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED A  PERMANENT  ADVISORY  COMMITTEE
 WITHIN THE AUTHORITY TO STUDY, INVESTIGATE, MONITOR AND MAKE RECOMMENDA-
 TIONS  WITH  RESPECT  TO  THE MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT OF BICYCLE AND
 PEDESTRIAN ACCESS AT ALL BRIDGES AND PASSENGER STATIONS OPERATED BY  THE
 AUTHORITY.
   2.  SUCH  COMMITTEE SHALL CONSIST OF THIRTEEN MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE
 GOVERNOR, OF WHOM TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED UPON NOMINATION BY  THE  TEMPO-
 RARY  PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, TWO UPON NOMINATION BY THE SPEAKER OF THE
 ASSEMBLY, ONE UPON NOMINATION BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE  SENATE  AND
 ONE  UPON NOMINATION BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY. ALL MEMBERS
 SHALL SERVE FOR A TERM OF THREE YEARS, EXCEPT THAT, OF THE  TWO  MEMBERS
 FIRST  APPOINTED  UPON  NOMINATION  BY  THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT OF THE
 SENATE, ONE SHALL SERVE FOR A TERM OF TWO YEARS AND ONE SHALL SERVE  FOR
 A  TERM  OF ONE YEAR; OF THE TWO MEMBERS FIRST APPOINTED UPON NOMINATION
 BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, ONE SHALL SERVE FOR A TERM OF TWO  YEARS
 AND  ONE  SHALL SERVE FOR A TERM OF ONE YEAR; AND, OF TWO OF THE MEMBERS
 FIRST APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR WITHOUT NOMINATION BY ANY OTHER  PERSON,
 TWO  SHALL  EACH  SERVE FOR A TERM OF TWO YEARS AND TWO SHALL EACH SERVE
 FOR A TERM OF ONE YEAR. ONE OF THE MEMBERS APPOINTED TO  THE  MANAGEMENT
 ADVISORY  BOARD  DIRECTLY  BY  THE  GOVERNOR  SHALL BE DESIGNATED BY THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A6235A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4943
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1269-b, 1266-e, 1266-d & 1204-e, Pub Auth L

A6235A - Summary

Requires the metropolitan transportation authority, in consultation with the Long Island Rail Road Commuter's Council, the Metro-North Rail Commuter's Council and the New York City Transit Authority Advisory Council to develop a strategic action plan to improve bicycle and pedestrian access at its bridges and passenger stations.

A6235A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6235--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GONZALEZ-ROJAS, GALLAGHER, JACKSON, EPSTEIN,
   SIMON, SEAWRIGHT, FERNANDEZ, CRUZ, DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED, CARROLL, RICH-
   ARDSON, ANDERSON,  QUART,  HEVESI,  SEPTIMO,  RODRIGUEZ,  JEAN-PIERRE,
   FALL,  BARNWELL,  FORREST,  CUSICK,  STECK,  THIELE  --  read once and
   referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
   -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
   and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
   metropolitan  transportation  authority  to develop a strategic action
   plan to improve bicycle and  pedestrian  access  at  its  bridges  and
   passenger stations
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.    The  metropolitan  transportation  authority  shall,  in
 consultation  with  the  Long  Island  Rail Road Commuter's Council, the
 Metro-North Rail Commuter Council and the New York City Transit Authori-
 ty Advisory Council, develop a strategic action plan to improve  bicycle
 and pedestrian access at bridges, stations and other facilities operated
 by the authority. One component of the strategic action plan shall be to
 develop  and monitor capital projects to allow for and/or expand bicycle
 access on all bridges operated by the authority and provide for  bicycle
 parking at all passenger stations operated by the authority. The strate-
 gic  action  plan shall also include a review of the authority's capital
 program plans in effect on and after January first, two thousand twenty,
 to determine the impact of  such  projects  on  bicycle  and  pedestrian
 access  and  shall  include any proposed amendments and modifications to
 such capital program plans that the authority deems necessary to  accom-
 plish  the  purposes  of  this section. Within one year of the effective
 date of this  act,  the  chairman  of  the  metropolitan  transportation
 authority shall submit a written report to the governor, temporary pres-
 ident  of  the  senate, speaker of the assembly and mayor of the city of
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A6235B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4943
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1269-b, 1266-e, 1266-d & 1204-e, Pub Auth L

A6235B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the metropolitan transportation authority, in consultation with the Long Island Rail Road Commuter's Council, the Metro-North Rail Commuter's Council and the New York City Transit Authority Advisory Council to develop a strategic action plan to improve bicycle and pedestrian access at its bridges and passenger stations.

A6235B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6235--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GONZALEZ-ROJAS, GALLAGHER, JACKSON, EPSTEIN,
   SIMON, SEAWRIGHT, FERNANDEZ, CRUZ, DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED, CARROLL, RICH-
   ARDSON, ANDERSON,  QUART,  HEVESI,  SEPTIMO,  RODRIGUEZ,  JEAN-PIERRE,
   FALL,  BARNWELL, FORREST, CUSICK, STECK, THIELE, OTIS -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
   -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
   and  recommitted  to  said  committee  -- reported and referred to the
   Committee on Ways and Means --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
   metropolitan  transportation  authority  to develop a strategic action
   plan to improve bicycle and  pedestrian  access  at  its  bridges  and
   passenger stations
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.    The  metropolitan  transportation  authority  shall,  in
 consultation  with  the  Long  Island  Rail Road Commuter's Council, the
 Metro-North Rail Commuter Council and the New York City Transit Authori-
 ty Advisory Council, develop a strategic action plan to improve  bicycle
 and pedestrian access at bridges, stations and other facilities operated
 by the authority or its affiliates or subsidiaries. One component of the
 strategic  action  plan shall be to develop and monitor capital projects
 to allow for and/or expand bicycle access on all bridges operated by the
 authority or its affiliates or subsidiaries, provide for bicycle parking
 at all passenger stations operated by the authority or its affiliates or
 subsidiaries, and, where feasible, expand bicycle access on equipment as
 such term is defined in paragraph  5  of  section  1261  of  the  public
 authorities  law.  The strategic action plan shall also include a review
 of the authority's and the  Triborough  bridge  and  tunnel  authority's
 capital program plans in effect on and after January first, two thousand
 twenty,  to  determine the impact of such projects on bicycle and pedes-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.