S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
January 8, 2014
Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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 changes in rate
schedules for telephone companies
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 2 of section 92 of the public
service law, as amended by chapter 162 of the laws of 1998, is amended
to read as follows:
(c) For the purpose of this subdivision, "major changes" shall mean an
increase in rates, charges and rentals which would increase the aggre-
gate revenues of the applicant more than the greater of [three] SIX
hundred thousand dollars or two and one-half percent, but shall not
include changes in rates, charges or rentals allowed to go into effect
by the commission or made by the utility pursuant to an order of the
commission after hearings held upon notice to the public.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.