Bill Text: NY A04160 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires all toll plazas contain at least one cash lane where electronic toll collection systems are installed.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-10)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-01 - referred to transportation [A04160 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04160-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          4160
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 1, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by M. of A. DenDEKKER, D'URSO, JAFFEE, COOK, BLAKE, HYNDMAN,
          COLTON, GLICK, MOSLEY, BENEDETTO, ABINANTI,  VANEL,  DiPIETRO,  SCHIM-
          MINGER  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. CROUCH, GALEF, GARBARINO,
          GIGLIO, JOHNS, M. L. MILLER, ORTIZ, ROZIC, SOLAGES, WALSH -- read once
          and referred to the Committee on Transportation
        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  requiring
          all toll plazas contain at least one cash lane
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 391 of the vehicle and traffic law  is  amended  to
     2  read as follows:
     3    § 391. [Rates  of  toll] Tolls on motor vehicles. 1. Where a different
     4  rate is not otherwise prescribed or permitted  by  law,  any  person  or
     5  corporation  maintaining  a  plank  road,  turnpike  road  or bridge and
     6  authorized, or which shall be hereafter authorized, to receive tolls for
     7  the passage of motor vehicles over the same, may charge and receive  for
     8  each  and  every  motor vehicle propelled by any power other than animal
     9  power, passing over the same, a toll rate not greater than  the  maximum
    10  rate  allowed  by  law  to  be charged and received for the passage of a
    11  vehicle drawn over such road or bridge by two animals, provided that for
    12  such motor vehicles designed to carry only two persons the rate of  toll
    13  charged  or received shall not exceed the maximum rate allowed by law to
    14  be charged and received for the passage of a  vehicle  drawn  over  such
    15  road or bridge, without a load, by a single animal.
    16    2.  Any  person,  authority,  or corporation maintaining a plank road,
    17  turnpike road or bridge within the state who  is  authorized,  or  which
    18  shall be hereafter authorized, to receive tolls for the passage of motor
    19  vehicles  over  the same shall have at each toll plaza at least one cash
    20  lane available for the collection of tolls and  fares  where  electronic
    21  toll  collection  systems,  as  defined in subdivision twelve of section
    22  twenty-nine hundred eighty-five  of  the  public  authorities  law,  are
    23  installed.
    24    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07824-01-9
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