senate Bill S1746

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to E-ZPass availability and waiving deposit fees for a certain period after a rate increase

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2021 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 04, 2021 amended on third reading (t) 1746a
Apr 26, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 21, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 20, 2021 1st report cal.706
Jan 14, 2021 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S1746 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §378-b, Pub Auth L

S1746 - Summary

Relates to E-ZPass availability and waiving deposit fees for a certain period after a rate increase.

S1746 - Sponsor Memo

S1746 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1746
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. KENNEDY, MAY -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to EZ pass fund-
   ing and waiving deposit  fees  for  a  certain  period  after  a  rate
   increase

   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 378-b to read as follows:
   §  378-B.  EZ PASS FUNDING. 1. IF THE AUTHORITY SHALL VOTE TO INCREASE
 ANY FEES OR CHARGES FOR THE USE OF  THE  THRUWAY  OR  ANY  PART  THEREOF
 PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  EIGHT  OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR OF
 THIS TITLE FOR CASH OR NON EZ PASS USERS, FOR A  PERIOD  OF  SIXTY  DAYS
 FROM  THE  DATE OF SUCH VOTE ANY DEPOSIT OWED FOR A NEW EZ PASS SHALL BE
 WAIVED.
   2. ANY RETAIL LOCATION IN THE STATE  WHICH  SELLS  EZ  PASS  SHALL  BE
 REQUIRED  TO  ACCEPT CASH PAYMENT AS A VALID METHOD FOR EZ PASS USERS TO
 RELOAD THEIR EZ PASS TAG.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08549-01-1


Co-Sponsors

S1746A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §378-b, Pub Auth L

S1746A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to E-ZPass availability and waiving deposit fees for a certain period after a rate increase.

S1746A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1746A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1746--A
     Cal. No. 706
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. KENNEDY, MAY -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Transportation  --
   reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
   report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  authorities law, in relation to E-ZPass
   availability and waiving deposit fees for a  certain  period  after  a
   rate increase
 
   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 378-b to read as follows:
   §  378-B.  E-ZPASS  AVAILABILITY.  1.  IF  THE AUTHORITY SHALL VOTE TO
 INCREASE ANY FEES, RENTALS OR CHARGES FOR THE USE OF THE THRUWAY OR  ANY
 PART  THEREOF  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  EIGHT OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED
 FIFTY-FOUR OF THIS TITLE FOR CASH OR USERS WHO DO NOT USE E-ZPASS TO PAY
 SUCH FEES, RENTALS OR CHARGES, THE REQUIREMENT TO MAKE A DEPOSIT OWED TO
 SECURE A NEW E-ZPASS TRANSPONDER SHALL BE WAIVED FOR A PERIOD OF NO LESS
 THAN SIXTY DAYS FROM THE LATER OF THE DATE OF SUCH VOTE OR THE DATE THAT
 THE INCREASE TAKES EFFECT.
   2. ANY RETAIL LOCATION IN THE  STATE  WHICH  SELLS  E-ZPASS  SHALL  BE
 REQUIRED TO ACCEPT CASH PAYMENT AS A VALID METHOD TO PURCHASE AN E-ZPASS
 OR FOR E-ZPASS HOLDERS TO RELOAD THEIR E-ZPASS TRANSPONDER.
   3.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "E-ZPASS" AND "E-ZPASS TRANSPONDER"
 SHALL MEAN A RECEIVER-TRANSMITTER ISSUED BY THE AUTHORITY IN  CONNECTION
 WITH    ELECTRONIC  TOLL  COLLECTION WHEN SUCH RECEIVER-TRANSMITTER   IS
 AFFIXED TO THE   EXTERIOR OF A VEHICLE  IN  ACCORDANCE    WITH  MOUNTING
 INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED BY THE AUTHORITY.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately, provided however, that
 subdivision 2 of section 378-b of the public authorities law as added by
 section one of this act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after  it
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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