Bill Text: NY S04490 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to a rebate for residents of Kings county who commute across the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge more than ten times per month while using a New York customer service E-ZPass account.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-30 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [S04490 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04490-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          4490
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     March 13, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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 a rebate for
          residents of Kings county who frequently commute across the  Verrazza-
          no-Narrows bridge
          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 553-j to read as follows:
     3    §  553-j.  Verrazzano-Narrows  bridge; Kings county program.  Notwith-
     4  standing any inconsistent provision of law, but  subject  to  agreements
     5  with  noteholders  and bondholders, the authority shall credit residents
     6  of the county of Kings who make ten or more trips per month using a  New
     7  York  customer  service E-ZPass account on the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge
     8  with the same rebate or rebates provided to Staten Island residents  who
     9  make  three  or  more  trips per month using a New York customer service
    10  E-ZPass account on the  Verrazzano-Narrows  bridge,  provided,  however,
    11  that such credit shall not apply to trips made by vehicles that are used
    12  for commercial purposes.
    13    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
    14  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10715-01-9
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