assembly Bill A624

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the New York city transit systems to provide twenty-four hour service unless a declared state of emergency is in effect

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 06, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A624 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S80
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1202, 1205 & 1264, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10445, S8328

A624 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the New York City transit authority to operate its facilities and level of service on a daily twenty-four hour basis unless a declared state of emergency is in effect; requires the New York City transit authority or the metropolitan transportation authority subway system to require that the levels of service furnished upon the rapid transit facilities maintained in the city of New York provide continuous service for twenty-four hours a day when a declared state of emergency is not in effect; requires the Metropolitan transportation authority to require that the New York City transit authority railroad facilities and levels of service be operated and maintained on a daily twenty-four hour basis unless a declared state of emergency is in effect.

A624 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                    624
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CARROLL,  GOTTFRIED,  SIMON -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
   New York City transit authority to operate its facilities and level of
   service on a daily twenty-four hour basis unless a declared  state  of
   emergency  is in effect, requiring the New York City transit authority
   or the metropolitan transportation authority subway system to  require
   that the levels of service furnished upon the rapid transit facilities
   maintained  in  the  city  of  New York provide continuous service for
   twenty-four hours a day when a declared state of emergency is  not  in
   effect,  and  requiring  the  metropolitan transportation authority to
   require the New York City transit authority  railroad  facilities  and
   levels of service to be operated and maintained on a daily twenty-four
   hour basis unless a declared state of emergency is in effect
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 1202  of  the  public  authorities
 law,  as  amended  by  section 12 of part O of chapter 61 of the laws of
 2000, is amended to read as follows:
   1. The purposes of the authority shall be the acquisition of the tran-
 sit facilities operated by the board of transportation of the city,  the
 operation  of  transit  facilities  in accordance with the provisions of
 this title for the convenience and safety of the public on a basis which
 will enable the operations thereof, exclusive of capital  costs,  to  be
 self-sustaining  AND  CONTINUOUSLY  OPERATED ON A DAILY TWENTY-FOUR HOUR
 BASIS UNLESS A DECLARED STATE OF EMERGENCY IS IN EFFECT, and, in coordi-
 nation with the metropolitan transportation authority and the Triborough
 bridge and tunnel authority, the continuance,  further  development  and
 improvement of commuter transportation and other services related there-
 to  within  the  metropolitan  commuter  transportation district and the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets