senate Bill S5607A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the hyperloop and high speed rail commission

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2021 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2021 1st report cal.1240
May 11, 2021 print number 5607a
May 11, 2021 amend and recommit to transportation
Mar 12, 2021 referred to transportation

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S5607 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23 §§490 - 493, Transp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7969
2019-2020: S3185

S5607 - Summary

Establishes the hyperloop and high speed rail commission to assess and study the benefits and implications of creating a high speed rail system in New York state.

S5607 - Sponsor Memo

S5607 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5607
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. KENNEDY, ADDABBO, RAMOS, SALAZAR -- 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 establishing the
   hyperloop and high speed rail commission

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The transportation law is amended by adding a new article
 23 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 23
                 HYPERLOOP AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION
 SECTION 490. HYPERLOOP AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION.
         491. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
         492. REPORTING.
         493. ASSISTANCE OF OTHER AGENCIES.
   § 490. HYPERLOOP AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION. 1.  THERE  IS  HEREBY
 ESTABLISHED IN THE DEPARTMENT A COMMISSION, TO BE KNOWN AS THE HYPERLOOP
 AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION.
   2.  SUCH  COMMISSION SHALL CONSIST OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE METRO-NORTH
 RAILROAD AND ELEVEN OTHER MEMBERS TO  BE  APPOINTED  AS  FOLLOWS:  THREE
 SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MAJOR-
 ITY  LEADER  OF THE SENATE AND TWO BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE;
 AND TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND TWO BY THE
 MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY.
   3. THE COMMISSION MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS  AFTER
 THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF  THIS  ARTICLE AND SHALL MEET PUBLICLY AT LEAST
 QUARTERLY.
   § 491. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION. THE COMMISSION SHALL  HAVE
 THE FOLLOWING POWERS AND DUTIES:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05971-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S5607A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23 §§490 - 493, Transp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7969
2019-2020: S3185

S5607A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the hyperloop and high speed rail commission to assess and study the benefits and implications of creating a high speed rail system in New York state.

S5607A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5607A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5607--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. KENNEDY, ADDABBO, RAMOS, SALAZAR -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Transportation   --   committee   discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the transportation law, in relation to establishing  the
   hyperloop and high speed rail commission
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The transportation law is amended by adding a  new  article
 23 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 23
                 HYPERLOOP AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION
 SECTION 490. HYPERLOOP AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION.
         491. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
         492. REPORTING.
         493. ASSISTANCE OF OTHER AGENCIES.
   §  490.  HYPERLOOP  AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION. 1. THERE IS HEREBY
 ESTABLISHED IN THE DEPARTMENT A COMMISSION, TO BE KNOWN AS THE HYPERLOOP
 AND HIGH SPEED RAIL COMMISSION.
   2. (A) SUCH COMMISSION SHALL CONSIST OF THE PRESIDENT  OF  THE  METRO-
 NORTH  RAILROAD  AND  ELEVEN  OTHER  MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:
 THREE SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY  THE
 MAJORITY  LEADER  OF  THE  SENATE  AND TWO BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE
 SENATE; AND TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF  THE  ASSEMBLY  AND
 TWO  BY  THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY.  A MAJORITY OF THE COMMIS-
 SION SHALL ELECT A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION TO SERVE AS THE  CHAIRPERSON
 OF SUCH COMMISSION.
   (B)  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, "HIGH SPEED RAIL" SHALL MEAN INTER-
 CITY PASSENGER RAIL SERVICES CAPABLE OF OPERATING AT NO  LESS  THAN  ONE
 HUNDRED TEN MILES PER HOUR.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05971-04-1

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