Bill Text: NY S06035 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to fare rates on the metropolitan transportation authority; directs the metropolitan transportation authority to establish and implement a no fare program for uniformed correction officers employed by the city of New York.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-16 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S06035 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S06035-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                      May 16, 2019

        Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 rates of fare
          on the metropolitan transportation authority

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.  Section  1266 of the public authorities law is amended by
     2  adding a new subdivision 19 to read as follows:
     3    19. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the authority and  any
     4  of  its  subsidiary corporations shall establish and implement a no fare
     5  program for uniformed corrections officers employed by the city  of  New
     6  York.  The  no fare program established and implemented pursuant to this
     7  subdivision shall be in operation during all hours in which such author-
     8  ity provides railroad, subway and/or omnibus services, and such  program
     9  shall  not  be  limited  in  operation to off-peak hours or to any other
    10  hours designated by the authority or its subsidiary corporations.  Offi-
    11  cers  are  not  required  to  be  in  uniform  when participating in the
    12  program. The chairman shall establish and implement all rules and  regu-
    13  lations necessary to effectuate this subdivision.
    14    §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
    15  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.