|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Oct 27, 2021||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7486
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7486 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7486 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7486 SPONSOR: GOUNARDES TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to directing the establishment of a fare program which caps the amount of fares charged to riders during an applicable time period PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To mandate that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) imple- ment a fare capping policy for the One Metro New York digital fare program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends Section 1266 of Public Authorities Law by adding a new subdivision to provide that One Metro New York shall establish a fare program which limits the fare charged to a passenger in a given period of time to the value of the unlimited fare pass for such time.
S7486 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7486 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E October 27, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to directing the establishment of a fare program which caps the amount of fares charged to riders during an applicable time period THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1266 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a new subdivision 20 to read as follows: 20. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A FARE PROGRAM THROUGH ONE METRO NEW YORK WHICH LIMITS THE AMOUNT OF FARES A RIDER MAY BE CHARGED IN A TIME PERIOD TO THE VALUE OF AN UNLIMITED PASS FOR THE SAME PERIOD OF TIME APPLICABLE TO ANY SUCH UNLIMITED PASS. UPON PAYMENT OF THE FARE, A RIDER SHALL BE CHARGED ONLY UP TO THE APPLICABLE VALUE OF AN UNLIMITED PASS FOR SUCH TIME PERIOD AND NOT MORE REGARDLESS OF HOW MANY USES THE RIDER ACCRUES DURING THE APPLICABLE PERIOD. ONCE CHARGES ACCRUE TO THE APPLICABLE VALUE OF THE UNLIMITED PASS DURING SUCH TIME PERIOD, ADDITIONAL TRIPS ARE FREE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THAT PERIOD. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "ONE METRO NEW YORK" SHALL MEAN THE DIGITAL FARE PAYMENT SYSTEM BEING IMPLEMENTED BY THE AUTHORITY AT SUBWAY AND BUS STATIONS WITHIN THE METROPOLITAN COMMUTER TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT AND THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY. § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13228-03-1
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