|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 18, 2021||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S4943
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4943 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4943 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4943 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would establish a standing advisory committee to require the MTA to create a strategic plan to promote cycling access on MTA bridges, as well as improve access to the MTA subway and commuter rail stations. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the public authority law by adding new section 1279-m that establishes a standing advisory committee consisting of 13 members who shall develop a strategic action plan to improve bicycle and pedes-
S4943 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4943 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 18, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BIAGGI -- 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 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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