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A00944 Summary:

BILL NO    A00944 

SAME AS    No same as 

SPONSOR    Kellner (MS)

COSPNSR    Clark

MLTSPNSR   Millman



Requires any renovations of mass transit or rapid transit stations by the MTA
shall include elevators, escalators or other facilities to expand access to
include persons with disabilities.
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A00944 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                          944

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                      (PREFILED)

                                    January 9, 2013
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by M. of A. KELLNER, CLARK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
         MILLMAN -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Corporations,
         Authorities and Commissions

       AN ACT to require the metropolitan transit authority to include accessi-
         bility  in  mass  transit  and  rapid  transit  stations whenever such
         authority makes major capital improvements to such stations

         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section  1. Notwithstanding any law, administrative code, act, rule or
    2  regulation to the  contrary,  the  metropolitan  transit  authority,  as
    3  established  by  section  1263  of the public authorities law, is hereby
    4  required to remove architectural and  communication  barriers  that  are
    5  structural  in nature and to make alterations necessary to ensure access
    6  by persons with disabilities in each  existing  mass  transit  or  rapid
    7  transit  station within that portion of the metropolitan commuter trans-
    8  portation district, as established by section 1262 of the public author-
    9  ities law, that is within the boundaries of the city of New York,  when-
   10  ever  such  authority  makes  alterations  to such mass transit or rapid
   11  transit station, unless such authority can demonstrate that  such  addi-
   12  tional alterations or removal of such architectural barriers or communi-
   13  cation barriers would result in an undue burden.
   14    S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD01813-01-3
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