senate Bill S5503

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the interagency coordinating committee on rural public transportation, and transportation of eligible persons residing in a rural area

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Mar 09, 2021 referred to transportation

S5503 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73-d, Transp L; amd §365-h, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7421
2019-2020: S1597

S5503 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the appointees to the interagency coordinating committee on rural public transportation, and transportation of eligible persons residing in a rural area.

S5503 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5503 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5503
 
                        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; and to amend
   the social services law, in relation to the transportation of eligible
   persons residing in a rural area
 
   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 SERVICES; the commissioner of the office for people with
 developmental disabilities; the commissioner of [social services;  state
 advocate  for  the  disabled]  THE  OFFICE  FOR TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY
 ASSISTANCE; 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] COMMIS-
 SIONER OF THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND  FAMILY  SERVICES.  Six  additional
 members, [all] FIVE of whom shall be transportation providers or consum-
 ers  representing  rural counties AND ONE SHALL BE A REPRESENTATIVE OF A
 LABOR UNION AFFILIATED  WITH  PUBLIC  TRANSPORTATION  SYSTEMS  RECEIVING
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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