Bill Text: NY A04575 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Enacts the "MTA board member attendance act"; requires members of the metropolitan transportation authority to attend the majority of public hearings on fare hikes in order to cast a vote.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-04 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [A04575 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04575-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          4575
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 4, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. ROZIC, BUCHWALD, COLTON, CUSICK, GUNTHER, HEVESI,
          JAFFEE  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A. ABBATE, CROUCH, GALEF,
          L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
          Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to enacting the
          "MTA board member attendance act"
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
     2  the "MTA board member attendance act".
     3    § 2. Subdivision 3 of section 1263 of the public  authorities  law  is
     4  amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
     5    (e)  In  order  to  cast a vote on proposed fare hikes, a board member
     6  shall attend a majority of public hearings.
     7    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00818-01-9
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