S02783 Summary:

BILL NOS02783
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORCOMRIE
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 1204 & 1265, Pub Auth L
 
Directs the New York city transit authority and metropolitan transportation authority to ensure the proper operation of security cameras at subway stations and report thereon.
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S02783 Actions:

BILL NOS02783
 
01/29/2019REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
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S02783 Committee Votes:

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S02783 Floor Votes:

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S02783 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          2783
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 29, 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 directing the
          metropolitan transportation authority and the New  York  city  transit
          authority  to  ensure  proper  operation of security cameras at subway
          stations and issue reports thereon
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.   Section 1204 of the public authorities law is amended by
     2  adding a new subdivision 16-b to read as follows:
     3    16-b. (a) The authority shall ensure proper operation of all  security
     4  cameras at all subway stations operated by such authority.
     5    (b)  The  authority  is  further  directed to publish an annual report
     6  relating to the proper operation of security cameras at subway stations,
     7  which shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
     8    (1) the total number of systemwide incidents of security camera  fail-
     9  ures  occurring  within  a calendar year, as well as a metric indicating
    10  the percentage of all systemwide security cameras  having  failed  at  a
    11  point during a calendar year;
    12    (2)  the length of time that each security camera experiencing a fail-
    13  ure was malfunctioning for;
    14    (3) when determinable, a metric indicating  the  cause  or  causes  of
    15  security camera failures within a calendar year; and
    16    (4)  a  list of security camera failures occurring within the calendar
    17  year, delineated by each subway station operated by the authority.
    18    § 2. Section 1265 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a
    19  new subdivision 12-a to read as follows:
    20    12-a. (a) The authority shall ensure proper operation of all  security
    21  cameras at all subway stations operated by such authority.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05646-01-9

        S. 2783                             2
 
     1    (b)  Such  authority  is  further directed to publish an annual report
     2  relating to the proper operation of security cameras at subway stations,
     3  which shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
     4    (i)  the total number of systemwide incidents of security camera fail-
     5  ures occurring within a calendar year, as well as  a  metric  indicating
     6  the  percentage  of  all  systemwide security cameras having failed at a
     7  point during a calendar year;
     8    (ii) the length of time that each security camera experiencing a fail-
     9  ure was malfunctioning for;
    10    (iii) when determinable, a metric indicating the cause  or  causes  of
    11  security camera failures within a calendar year; and
    12    (iv)  a list of security camera failures occurring within the calendar
    13  year, delineated by each subway station operated by the authority.
    14    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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