Bill Text: NY A04869 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires a system for notifying customers of bed bug infestations on MTA subways, trains and buses, within 24 hours of discovering such infestation.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-2)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-05 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [A04869 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04869-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          4869
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 5, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. COLTON, BARRON, L. ROSENTHAL, WALKER, ARROYO,
          BLAKE, ENGLEBRIGHT, COOK, SEAWRIGHT, DE LA ROSA, RAIA, DICKENS,  CRES-
          PO,  TAYLOR,  GLICK, D'URSO, WILLIAMS, RIVERA -- Multi-Sponsored by --
          M. of A. DILAN, HYNDMAN, LAWRENCE, SIMON, SOLAGES  --  read  once  and
          referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the public authorities law, in relation to providing
          notification to customers of bed  bug  infestations  on  MTA  subways,
          trains and buses
          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.  Notification  of bed bug infestations. The authority shall
     4  establish a system to  notify  customers  of  bed  bug  infestations  on
     5  subways,  trains and buses, within twenty-four hours of discovering such
     6  infestation. Such system may include notification through  the  authori-
     7  ty's webpage, or by email or text message.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03758-01-9
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