senate Bill S4625

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the metropolitan transportation authority open data act

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Current Bill Status Via A1442 - Delivered to Governor


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 13, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1237
substituted for s4625a
Jun 01, 2021 substituted by a1442b
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
amended 4625a
May 19, 2021 1st report cal.1237
Feb 08, 2021 referred to transportation

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S4625 - Details

Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1279-j, amd §1263, Pub Auth L

S4625 - Summary

Enacts the metropolitan transportation authority open data act; establishes requirements for the reporting of data based on ridership, routes, and services.

S4625 - Sponsor Memo

S4625 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4625
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 8, 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 enacting  the
   metropolitan transportation authority open data act
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "metropol-
 itan transportation authority open data act".
   §  2.  Legislative findings. The legislature finds that the release of
 data, in a format that is easily accessible, understandable  and  usable
 by  the  public, can increase civic engagement with government. In addi-
 tion, in an authority providing a public service and operating an enter-
 prise as vast as that  of  the  Metropolitan  Transportation  Authority,
 transparency  in data is in the public's best interest. It is the intent
 of the legislature that the authority and its  subsidiaries  release  as
 much  data as is feasible in open formats, so that the public can access
 that data, analyze it, and engage with the  authority  with  suggestions
 and solutions to improve its operations.
   §  3.  The  public  authorities law is amended by adding a new section
 1279-j to read as follows:
   § 1279-J. OPEN DATA  REPORTING.  1.  THE  METROPOLITAN  TRANSPORTATION
 AUTHORITY  AND  ITS  SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, INCLUDING THE NEW YORK
 CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY AND THE TRIBOROUGH BRIDGE AND  TUNNEL  AUTHORITY,
 SHALL  FULLY  COMPLY  WITH THE PROVISIONS OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 95 OF 2013,
 "USING TECHNOLOGY TO PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY, IMPROVE  GOVERNMENT  PERFORM-
 ANCE  AND  ENHANCE  CITIZEN  ENGAGEMENT," AND SHALL PROVIDE THE NEW YORK
 STATE OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES AND LEGISLATURE ALL DATA
 AS DEFINED IN THIS SECTION.
   2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL  HAVE
 THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05619-03-1

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S4625A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1279-j, amd §1263, Pub Auth L

S4625A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the metropolitan transportation authority open data act; establishes requirements for the reporting of data based on ridership, routes, and services.

S4625A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4625A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4625--A
     Cal. No. 1237
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  COMRIE, HOYLMAN, RAMOS, RIVERA, SEPULVEDA -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee on Transportation -- reported favorably from said committee,
   ordered  to first report, amended on first report, ordered to a second
   report and ordered reprinted, retaining its  place  in  the  order  of
   second report
 
 AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to enacting the
   metropolitan transportation authority open data act
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "metropol-
 itan transportation authority open data act".
   § 2. Legislative findings. The legislature finds that the  release  of
 data,  in  a format that is easily accessible, understandable and usable
 by the public, can increase civic engagement with government.  In  addi-
 tion, in an authority providing a public service and operating an enter-
 prise  as  vast  as  that  of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority,
 transparency in data is in the public's best interest. It is the  intent
 of  the  legislature  that the authority and its subsidiaries release as
 much data as is feasible in open formats, so that the public can  access
 that  data,  analyze  it, and engage with the authority with suggestions
 and solutions to improve its operations.
   § 3. The public authorities law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
 1279-i to read as follows:
   §  1279-I.  OPEN  DATA  REPORTING.  1. THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION
 AUTHORITY AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, INCLUDING  THE  NEW  YORK
 CITY  TRANSIT  AUTHORITY AND THE TRIBOROUGH BRIDGE AND TUNNEL AUTHORITY,
 SHALL FULLY COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF EXECUTIVE ORDER  95  OF  2013,
 "USING  TECHNOLOGY  TO PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY, IMPROVE GOVERNMENT PERFORM-
 ANCE AND ENHANCE CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT," AND SHALL  PROVIDE  THE  NEW  YORK
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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