senate Bill S2745

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 23, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 25, 2021 referred to transportation

Votes

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Feb 23, 2021 - Transportation committee Vote

S2745
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: Feb 23, 2021

aye wr (1)

S2745 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1283
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
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: S6484, A2607
2017-2018: S2560, S7862, A3439, A9627
2019-2020: S2779, A2481

S2745 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S2745 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2745 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2745
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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 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


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