Bill Text: NY S05353 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to prohibiting the Metropolitan Transportation Authority from listing a gender on any commuter passes, tickets or fare cards.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-01-08 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S05353 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05353-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     April 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  prohibiting
          the  metropolitan  transportation  authority  from listing a gender on
          commuter tickets
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
     2  section 1266-l to read as follows:
     3    § 1266-l. Prohibition of gender information on commuter passes,  tick-
     4  ets  or  fare cards.  Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, the
     5  metropolitan transportation  authority  is  prohibited  from  listing  a
     6  gender on any commuter pass, ticket or fare card as a means of identify-
     7  ing the owner of such pass, ticket or fare card.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.