senate Bill S1056B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the power authority of the state of New York and the public authorities control board

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2012 print number 1056b
Jan 05, 2012 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 04, 2012 referred to energy and telecommunications
Feb 22, 2011 print number 1056a
amend (t) and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 05, 2011 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S1056 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§51 & 1005, add §1855-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1781

S1056 - Summary

Relates to the power authority of the state of New York and the public authorities control board; prohibits the power authority from undertaking any project or sale of any asset exceeding one million dollars without the approval from the public authorities control board; provides for factors for such determination; creates a temporary special commission on the restructuring of the power authority of the state of New York (view more) directs the New York state energy research and development authority to conduct studies related to the state's electric transmission system, the state's natural gas infrastructure and a comprehensive energy plan for the down state region of the state.

S1056 - Sponsor Memo

S1056 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1056

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER,  DIAZ,  DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER,
  KRUGER, PERKINS, SAMPSON, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- read twice and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy
  and Telecommunications

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in  relation  to  the  power
  authority  of the state of New York and the public authorities control
  board, and in relation to directing the New York state energy research
  and development authority to conduct studies related  to  the  state's
  electric  transmission  system, the state's natural gas infrastructure
  and a comprehensive energy plan for the downstate region of the state

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 51 of the public authorities law
is amended by adding a new paragraph o to read as follows:
  O. POWER AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
  S 2. Section 1005 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 11-a to read as follows:
  11-A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,  THE
AUTHORITY SHALL NOT UNDERTAKE ANY PROJECT OR SALE OF ANY ASSET EXCEEDING
ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN VALUE WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORI-
TIES  CONTROL  BOARD  CREATED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
EACH APPLICATION TO THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES CONTROL BOARD SHALL CONTAIN A
PROJECT DESCRIPTION OR DESCRIPTION OF SALE AND AN EXPLANATION OF WHY THE
PROJECT OR SALE MEETS THE STANDARDS FOR PROJECT APPROVAL OR APPROVAL  OF
SALE SET FORTH IN THIS SUBDIVISION. THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES CONTROL BOARD
SHALL  ONLY APPROVE A PROJECT OR SALE PROPOSED BY THE AUTHORITY UPON ITS
DETERMINATION THAT:
  A. THE PROJECT OR SALE IS FINANCIALLY  FEASIBLE  AS  THE  STANDARD  AS
DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE-A OF THIS CHAPTER;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02114-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S1056A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§51 & 1005, add §1855-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1781

S1056A - Summary

Relates to the power authority of the state of New York and the public authorities control board; prohibits the power authority from undertaking any project or sale of any asset exceeding one million dollars without the approval from the public authorities control board; provides for factors for such determination; creates a temporary special commission on the restructuring of the power authority of the state of New York (view more) directs the New York state energy research and development authority to conduct studies related to the state's electric transmission system, the state's natural gas infrastructure and a comprehensive energy plan for the down state region of the state.

S1056A - Sponsor Memo

S1056A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1056--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER,  DIAZ,  DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER,
  KRUGER, PERKINS, SAMPSON, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- read twice and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy
  and Telecommunications -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public authorities law, in relation to the power
  authority of the state of New York and the public authorities  control
  board, and in relation to directing the New York state energy research
  and  development  authority  to conduct a study related to the state's
  natural gas infrastructure

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 51 of the public authorities law
is amended by adding a new paragraph o to read as follows:
  O. POWER AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
  S 2. Section 1005 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 11-a to read as follows:
  11-A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,  THE
AUTHORITY SHALL NOT UNDERTAKE ANY PROJECT OR SALE OF ANY ASSET EXCEEDING
ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN VALUE WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORI-
TIES  CONTROL  BOARD  CREATED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
EACH APPLICATION TO THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES CONTROL BOARD SHALL CONTAIN A
PROJECT DESCRIPTION OR DESCRIPTION OF SALE AND AN EXPLANATION OF WHY THE
PROJECT OR SALE MEETS THE STANDARDS FOR PROJECT APPROVAL OR APPROVAL  OF
SALE SET FORTH IN THIS SUBDIVISION. THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES CONTROL BOARD
SHALL  ONLY APPROVE A PROJECT OR SALE PROPOSED BY THE AUTHORITY UPON ITS
DETERMINATION THAT:
  A. THE PROJECT OR SALE IS FINANCIALLY  FEASIBLE  AS  THE  STANDARD  AS
DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE-A OF THIS CHAPTER;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02114-02-1

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S1056B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§51 & 1005, add §1855-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1781

S1056B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the power authority of the state of New York and the public authorities control board; prohibits the power authority from undertaking any project or sale of any asset exceeding one million dollars without the approval from the public authorities control board; provides for factors for such determination; creates a temporary special commission on the restructuring of the power authority of the state of New York (view more) directs the New York state energy research and development authority to conduct studies related to the state's electric transmission system, the state's natural gas infrastructure and a comprehensive energy plan for the down state region of the state.

S1056B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1056B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1056--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER,  DIAZ,  DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER,
  PERKINS, SAMPSON, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and  Tele-
  communications   --   committee   discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee --  recommitted
  to  the  Committee on Energy and Telecommunications in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public authorities law, in relation to the power
  authority of the state of New York and the public authorities  control
  board, and in relation to directing the New York state energy research
  and  development  authority  to conduct a study related to the state's
  natural gas infrastructure

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 51 of the public authorities law
is amended by adding a new paragraph o to read as follows:
  O. POWER AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
  S 2. Section 1005 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 11-a to read as follows:
  11-A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,  THE
AUTHORITY SHALL NOT UNDERTAKE ANY PROJECT OR SALE OF ANY ASSET EXCEEDING
ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN VALUE WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORI-
TIES  CONTROL  BOARD  CREATED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
EACH APPLICATION TO THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES CONTROL BOARD SHALL CONTAIN A
PROJECT DESCRIPTION OR DESCRIPTION OF SALE AND AN EXPLANATION OF WHY THE
PROJECT OR SALE MEETS THE STANDARDS FOR PROJECT APPROVAL OR APPROVAL  OF
SALE SET FORTH IN THIS SUBDIVISION. THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES CONTROL BOARD
SHALL  ONLY APPROVE A PROJECT OR SALE PROPOSED BY THE AUTHORITY UPON ITS
DETERMINATION THAT:

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

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