Bill Text: NY S00524 | 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: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-09 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S00524 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S00524-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 9, 2019
        Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
        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.