File #: Int 1011-2023    Version: Name: Providing information on the reduced fare programs to persons issued a summons for fare evasion.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 4/27/2023
Enactment date: 1/20/2024 Law number: 2024/030
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing information on the reduced fare programs to persons issued a summons for fare evasion
Sponsors: Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Farah N. Louis, Amanda Farías, Gale A. Brewer, Marjorie Velázquez, Eric Dinowitz, Charles Barron, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Shekar Krishnan, Nantasha M. Williams, Sandra Ung, Oswald Feliz, Mercedes Narcisse, Carlina Rivera , Erik D. Bottcher, Kevin C. Riley, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Tiffany Cabán, Julie Won
Council Member Sponsors: 19
Summary: This bill would require the department of social services to distribute flyers containing information about reduced fare programs administered by the City to individuals arrested or summoned for fare evasion in the subway system.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1011-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1011, 3. Int. No. 1011, 4. April 27, 2023 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-27-23, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 27, 2023, 7. Committee Report 6/26/23, 8. Hearing Testimony 6/26/23, 9. Hearing Transcript 6/26/23, 10. Proposed Int. No. 1101-A - 12/15/23, 11. Committee Report 12/20/23, 12. Hearing Testimony 12/20/23, 13. Hearing Transcript 12/20/23, 14. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 15. December 20, 2023 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 16. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-20-23, 17. Int. No. 1011-A (FINAL), 18. Fiscal Impact Statement, 19. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor
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Int. No. 1011-A

 

By Council Members Brooks-Powers, Louis, Farías, Brewer, Velázquez, Dinowitz, Barron, Richardson Jordan, Krishnan, Williams, Ung, Feliz, Narcisse, Rivera, Bottcher, Riley, Sanchez, Cabán and Won

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing information on the reduced fare programs to persons issued a summons for fare evasion

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-172.1 to read as follows:

§ 14-172.1 Information on reduced fare program.

a. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Fare evasion. The term “fare evasion” means a violation of subdivision 3 of section 165.15 of the penal law occurring in a subway station, bus or other facility or conveyance operated by the transit authority, or a violation of section 1050.4 of title 21 of the New York codes, rules and regulations.

Reduced fare program. The term “reduced fare program” means the program established pursuant to chapter 12 of title 68 of the rules of the city of New York to provide a discount on designated city transit options, including subway or bus service.

Transit authority. The term “transit authority” means the New York city transit authority.

                     b. The department shall, on a monthly basis, transmit to the human resources administration/department of social services the name and address of any natural person issued a summons for fare evasion during the preceding quarter.

c. The human resources administration/department of social services shall develop informational materials on the reduced fare program, and shall distribute such materials to any natural person whose name and address is transmitted to the human resources administration/department of social services pursuant to subdivision b provided that such person has not previously been provided with such materials pursuant to this section  Such materials shall include, but need not be limited to:

1. The eligibility criteria for the reduced fare program;

2. The amount of any discount provided by such program; and

3. The application procedures for such program.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

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