Bill Text: NY A04498 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to reporting on the metropolitan transportation authority's state of good repair; requires the reporting to be published on the authority's website, outlining the repairs and investments needed to restore the authority's existing transit systems to a state of good repair.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-04 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [A04498 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04498-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          4498
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 4, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by M. of A. RA, McDONOUGH, RAIA -- read once and referred to
          the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to reporting  on
          the metropolitan transportation authority's state of good repair
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section 1269-b of the  public  authorities
     2  law is amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
     3    (c) Thirty days prior to submitting to the metropolitan transportation
     4  authority  capital  program review board any amendments or modifications
     5  to any five-year plan, the authority shall publish a report, that  shall
     6  be  available  on  the  metropolitan transportation authority's website,
     7  outlining the repairs and investments needed to restore the  authority's
     8  existing transit systems to a state of good repair and ensure the exist-
     9  ing  transit  systems continue to deliver transportation services safely
    10  and reliably for the metropolitan commuter transportation district. Such
    11  report shall include the dollar amounts needed, as well  as  the  dollar
    12  amounts  committed  to restore the following elements to a state of good
    13  repair: subway cars, buses, passenger stations, tracks, line  equipment,
    14  line  structures,  signals and communications, traction power, shops and
    15  yards, depots, service vehicles, handicap accessibility  and  any  other
    16  elements that are critical to the transit operations of the authority.
    17    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02340-01-9
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