S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 7, 2011
Introduced by Sen. PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni-
AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring utility
companies to include a notice of public hearings concerning rate
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 44 of the public service law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
6. EVERY UTILITY CORPORATION SHALL INCLUDE ON THEIR BILLS SENT TO
THEIR CUSTOMERS ADVANCE NOTICE OF THE DATE AND PLACE OF ANY AND ALL
PUBLIC HEARINGS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO HEARINGS BEFORE THE
COMMISSION, CONCERNING PROPOSED INCREASES IN RATES OF SUCH UTILITY
CORPORATION KNOWN TO SUCH UTILITY CORPORATION AT THE TIME OF THE PREPA-
RATION OF SUCH BILLS.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.