Bill Text: NY A04242 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to prohibiting the Metropolitan Transportation Authority from listing a gender on any commuter passes, tickets or fare cards.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-01 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [A04242 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04242-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 1, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. SOLAGES -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation  to  prohibiting
          the  metropolitan  transportation  authority  from listing a gender on
          commuter tickets
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
     2  section 1266-l to read as follows:
     3    § 1266-l. Prohibition of gender information on commuter passes,  tick-
     4  ets  or  fare cards.  Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, the
     5  metropolitan transportation  authority  is  prohibited  from  listing  a
     6  gender on any commuter pass, ticket or fare card as a means of identify-
     7  ing the owner of such pass, ticket or fare card.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.