senate Bill S4943

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a standing advisory committee within the metropolitan transportation authority to improve bicycle and pedestrian access

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Feb 18, 2021 referred to transportation

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S4943 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6235
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1279-m, amd §1269-b, Pub Auth L

S4943 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a standing advisory committee within the metropolitan transportation authority to improve bicycle and pedestrian access.

S4943 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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