Bill Text: NY A03905 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, in consultation with the New York city transit authority, the Long Island Rail Road and the Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, to allow riders travelling within the limits of the city of New York to pay a fare for commuter rail service equal to that of a MetroCard ride and for such riders to make free transfers.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-31 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [A03905 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A03905-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          3905
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 31, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  HYNDMAN,  VANEL,  ROZIC, BRAUNSTEIN, D'URSO,
          ARROYO, MOSLEY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. SIMON  --  read  once
          and referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commis-
          sions
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  authorities law, in relation to special
          powers of the authority
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  1266 of the public authorities law is amended by
     2  adding a new subdivision 19 to read as follows:
     3    19. Notwithstanding any other provision of law or  the  terms  of  any
     4  contract,  the authority, in consultation with the New York city transit
     5  authority, the Long Island Rail Road and the Metro-North Commuter  Rail-
     6  road  Company,  shall  allow  riders travelling within the limits of the
     7  city of New York to pay a fare for commuter rail service equal  to  that
     8  of  a  MetroCard ride on New York city transit subways and buses and for
     9  such riders to make free transfers between said commuter  rail  and  New
    10  York city transit subways and buses.
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02903-01-9
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