Bill Text: NY S03228 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to the metropolitan transportation authority providing signs that would give the public immediate instruction on how to react to a fall onto the transit facility tracks.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-04 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S03228 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03228-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          3228
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 4, 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 the metropol-
          itan transportation authority providing  signs  that  would  give  the
          public immediate instruction on how to react to a fall onto the trans-
          it facility tracks
          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 1277-b to read as follows:
     3    §  1277-b.  Emergency  transit  facility signs. 1. The authority shall
     4  create and post signage in a clear and conspicuous manner, in  at  least
     5  sixteen point font that will instruct the public on how to react when an
     6  individual falls onto the transit facility tracks.
     7    2. Such signage shall be posted on every transit facility station.
     8    §  2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a
     9  law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01238-01-9
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