senate Bill S80

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the New York city transit systems to provide twenty-four hour service unless a declared state of emergency is in effect

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Jan 06, 2021 referred to transportation

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S80 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A624
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1202, 1205 & 1264, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8328, A10445

S80 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the New York City transit authority to operate its facilities and level of service on a daily twenty-four hour basis unless a declared state of emergency is in effect; requires the New York City transit authority or the metropolitan transportation authority subway system to require that the levels of service furnished upon the rapid transit facilities maintained in the city of New York provide continuous service for twenty-four hours a day when a declared state of emergency is not in effect; requires the Metropolitan transportation authority to require that the New York City transit authority railroad facilities and levels of service be operated and maintained on a daily twenty-four hour basis unless a declared state of emergency is in effect.

S80 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S80 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    80
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  HOYLMAN,  BIAGGI, GOUNARDES, KRUEGER, LIU, MYRIE,
   SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
   committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
   New York City transit authority to operate its facilities and level of
   service  on  a daily twenty-four hour basis unless a declared state of
   emergency is in effect, requiring the New York City transit  authority
   or  the metropolitan transportation authority subway system to require
   that the levels of service furnished upon the rapid transit facilities
   maintained in the city of New  York  provide  continuous  service  for
   twenty-four  hours  a day when a declared state of emergency is not in
   effect, and requiring the  metropolitan  transportation  authority  to
   require  the  New  York City transit authority railroad facilities and
   levels of service to be operated and maintained on a daily twenty-four
   hour basis unless a declared state of emergency is in effect
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 1202 of the public authorities
 law, as amended by section 12 of part O of chapter 61  of  the  laws  of
 2000, is amended to read as follows:
   1. The purposes of the authority shall be the acquisition of the tran-
 sit  facilities operated by the board of transportation of the city, the
 operation of transit facilities in accordance  with  the  provisions  of
 this title for the convenience and safety of the public on a basis which
 will  enable  the  operations thereof, exclusive of capital costs, to be
 self-sustaining AND CONTINUOUSLY OPERATED ON A  DAILY  TWENTY-FOUR  HOUR
 BASIS UNLESS A DECLARED STATE OF EMERGENCY IS IN EFFECT, and, in coordi-
 nation with the metropolitan transportation authority and the Triborough
 bridge  and  tunnel  authority, the continuance, further development and
 improvement of commuter transportation and other services related there-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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