Bill Text: NY S01870 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Requires the submission of a twenty-year capital needs assessment to the metropolitan transportation authority capital program review board.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-03-12 - referred to ways and means [S01870 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S01870-Amended.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                         1870--B
            Cal. No. 149
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 17, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- reported
          favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  report,  amended  on
          first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and ordered reprinted,
          retaining its place in the order of second  report  --  ordered  to  a
          third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
          the order of third reading
        AN ACT  to  amend  the  public  authorities  law,  in  relation  to  the
          submission of a twenty-year capital needs assessment
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 1269-c of the public authorities law is amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision c to read as follows:
     3    c.  On  or  before October first, two thousand twenty-three, and on or
     4  before October first of every fifth year thereafter, the authority shall
     5  submit to the  metropolitan  transportation  authority  capital  program
     6  review  board  a  twenty-year capital needs assessment.  Such assessment
     7  shall begin with the period commencing January first, two thousand twen-
     8  ty-five, and begin each assessment with every fifth year thereafter, and
     9  describe capital investments over  the  succeeding  twenty  years.  Such
    10  assessment  shall:  (1) set forth broad long-term capital investments to
    11  be made throughout the district; and (2) establish a  non-binding  basis
    12  to  be  used  by  the authority in the planning of strategic investments
    13  involving capital elements in its five-year capital plans.  Such assess-
    14  ment shall not require a vote of the metropolitan transportation author-
    15  ity capital program review board and shall be for informational purposes
    16  only. For purposes of this section,  "broad  long-term  capital  invest-
    17  ments"  shall include but not be limited to: system rebuilding, enhance-
    18  ment, and expansion needs; agency needs broken down by  capital  element
    19  or  investment  category; and projected future trends and network impli-
    20  cations. Such assessment shall be  certified  by  the  chairman  of  the
    21  authority  and shall be entered into the permanent record of the minutes
    22  of the review board.
    23    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD06014-04-9
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