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A01770 Summary:

BILL NOA01770
 
SAME ASSAME AS S02164
 
SPONSORDinowitz
 
COSPNSROrtiz, Benedetto, Simanowitz, Crespo, Richardson, Joyner, Mosley, Colton, Cook, Braunstein, Pichardo, Titone, DenDekker, Bichotte, Rivera, Blake, Hooper, Thiele
 
MLTSPNSRAbbate, Englebright, Hyndman, Sepulveda, Simon, Skartados
 
Amd 1266, Pub Auth L
 
Relates to a half fare rate program in the MTA for veterans.
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A01770 Memo:

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A01770 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          1770
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 13, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M. of A. DINOWITZ, ORTIZ, BENEDETTO, SIMANOWITZ, CRESPO,
          RICHARDSON,  JOYNER,  MOSLEY,  COLTON,  COOK,  BRAUNSTEIN,   PICHARDO,
          TITONE,  DenDEKKER,  BICHOTTE, RIVERA, BLAKE, HOOPER, THIELE -- Multi-
          Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  ABBATE,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  HYNDMAN,  SEPULVEDA,
          SIMON,  SKARTADOS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corpo-
          rations, Authorities and Commissions
 
        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to a  half  fare
          rate program in the metropolitan transportation authority for veterans
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 16 of section 1266 of  the  public  authorities
     2  law, as amended by chapter 25 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    16.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the authority and any
     5  of its subsidiary corporations shall establish and implement a half fare
     6  rate program for, (a) persons with serious mental illness who are eligi-
     7  ble to receive supplemental security income benefits as defined pursuant
     8  to title sixteen of the federal social  security  act  and  section  two
     9  hundred  nine of the social services law, and (b) veterans. For purposes
    10  of this subdivision "veteran" shall mean a member of the armed forces of
    11  the United States who served and was honorably  discharged  or  released
    12  under honorable circumstances from such service, and presents an author-
    13  ized  veteran  identification  card,  and who is a citizen of the United
    14  States or an alien lawfully admitted  for  permanent  residence  in  the
    15  United States and who is a resident of the state of New York at the time
    16  of application for the half fare rate program.
    17    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03769-01-7
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