|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Mar 09, 2021||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S5501
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5501 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5501 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5501 SPONSOR: O'MARA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the transportation law, in relation to the interagency coordinating committee on rural public transportation PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To improve the availability and quality of public transportation services in rural counties. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Establishes an interagency coordinating committee on rural public transportation, to be known as the "interagency coordinating committee on rural public transportation" Section 2. establishes that where the commissioner of health assumes responsibility for transportation of Medicaid recipients in rural coun-
S5501 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5501 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 9, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the transportation law, in relation to the interagency coordinating committee on rural public transportation THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 73-d of the transportation law, as amended by chap- ter 562 of the laws of 1987 and subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 672 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: § 73-d. Interagency coordinating committee on rural public transporta- tion. 1. There is hereby created a committee to be known as the "intera- gency coordinating committee on rural public transportation", to be comprised of nineteen members. The commissioner or his or her designee shall serve as chairperson. Twelve of such members shall be the follow- ing or his or her duly designated representative: the director of the office for the aging; the commissioner of education; the commissioner of labor; the commissioner of health; the commissioner of the office of mental health; THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE; the commissioner of the office for people with develop- mental disabilities; the commissioner of [social services; state advo- cate for the disabled] THE OFFICE FOR TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSIST- ANCE; THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE NEW YORK STATE JUSTICE CENTER FOR THE PROTECTION OF PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS; THE secretary of state; THE commissioner of agriculture and markets[; the director of the office of rural affairs] and the [director of the division for youth] COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES. Six additional members, all of whom shall be transportation providers or consumers representing rural counties shall be appointed to serve a term of three years as follows: two by the [president pro-tempore] TEMPORARY PRESIDENT of the senate, two by the speaker of the assembly, one by the minority leader of the senate, and one by the minority leader of the assembly. Efforts EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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