senate Bill S5788

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the metropolitan transportation authority to study the feasibility and impact of installing sliding access doors on subway platforms

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Mar 18, 2021 referred to transportation

S5788 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A632
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4568, A8713
2017-2018: S360, A3527
2019-2020: S2784, A7833

S5788 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the metropolitan transportation authority to study the feasibility and impact of installing sliding access doors on subway platforms.

S5788 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5788 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5788
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to direct the metropolitan transportation authority to study  the
   feasibility  and  impact  of installing sliding access doors on subway
   platforms

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The metropolitan transportation authority shall conduct a
 study to examine the feasibility and impact of the installation of slid-
 ing access doors upon platforms at subway facilities  operated  by  such
 authority including, but not limited to the following issues:
   (a) increased benefits to the safety of customers;
   (b) the likelihood of fatality prevention; and
   (c) the fiscal impact of installation.
   §  2.  Within one year of the effective date of this act, the chairman
 of the metropolitan transportation  authority  shall  submit  a  written
 report  to  the  governor, temporary president of the senate, speaker of
 the assembly and mayor of the city of New York, with  the  findings  and
 recommendations  of  the study conducted pursuant to section one of this
 act.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05419-01-1


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