Bill Text: NY S02782 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Mandates NYC Transit Authority to produce annual reports concerning actions to reduce noise.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-29 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S02782 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S02782-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          2782
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 29, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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 mandating the
          NYC transit authority to create annual reports concerning  actions  to
          reduce noise
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 1204-a of the  public  authorities
     2  law,  as added by chapter 736 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    4. [Within twelve months of the  completion  of  the  study  conducted
     5  pursuant  to subdivision two of this section, and at twelve month inter-
     6  vals thereafter, the] The authority shall submit to the governor and the
     7  legislature [comprehensive] annual  reports  detailing  the  authority's
     8  progress  to date in abating subway noise. The report shall include, but
     9  not be limited  to  an  itemized  summary  of  all  monies  spent,  bids
    10  requested  and  received,  contracts  let, and actual work done on noise
    11  abatement programs during the previous period. Any and all subway  noise
    12  measurements  made  during  the previous period shall be included, with,
    13  whenever possible, analyses of such measurements.
    14    Such annual report shall also  include  a  detailed  analysis  of  all
    15  future noise abatement activities planned for the [next] upcoming twelve
    16  months.  [Following the first twelve month interval these] These reports
    17  shall also include comprehensive statements  of  progress  made  on  all
    18  planned  noise  abatement  activities  included  in  the previous annual
    19  report.
    20    Nothing herein shall preclude such report from being  incorporated  in
    21  the authority's annual capital report submitted pursuant to the "capital
    22  financing  and  services  system act of nineteen hundred eighty-one," so
    23  long as it is maintained as a separate, distinct and identifiable compo-
    24  nent in such report.
    25    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05647-01-9
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