senate Bill S1088

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to utility intervenor reimbursement

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 05, 2011 referred to energy and telecommunications

S1088 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §24-c, Pub Serv L; add §97-kkkk, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7687
2013-2014: S3236
2015-2016: S1090
2017-2018: S3250
2019-2020: S3605

S1088 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to utility intervenor reimbursement.

S1088 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1088 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1088

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN  ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to utility interve-
  nor reimbursement; and to amend the state finance law in  relation  to
  establishing the utility intervenor account

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

  Section 1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new  section
24-c to read as follows:
  S  24-C.    UTILITY  INTERVENOR  REIMBURSEMENT.  1.    AS USED IN THIS
SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "COMPENSATION" MEANS PAYMENT FROM THE UTILITY  INTERVENOR  ACCOUNT
FUND  ESTABLISHED BY SECTION NINETY-SEVEN-KKKK OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW,
FOR ALL OR PART, AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSION,  OF  REASONABLE  ADVO-
CATE'S  FEES, REASONABLE EXPERT WITNESS FEES, AND OTHER REASONABLE COSTS
FOR PREPARATION AND PARTICIPATION IN A PROCEEDING.
  (B) "PARTICIPANT" MEANS A GROUP OF PERSONS THAT APPLY JOINTLY  FOR  AN
AWARD OF COMPENSATION UNDER THIS SECTION AND WHO REPRESENT THE INTERESTS
OF A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF RESIDENTIAL OR SMALL BUSINESS CUSTOMERS, OR A
NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION  IN  THIS  STATE AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO ITS
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OR BYLAWS TO REPRESENT THE INTERESTS OF  RESI-
DENTIAL  OR  SMALL  BUSINESS  UTILITY  CUSTOMERS.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION, A PARTICIPANT DOES NOT INCLUDE  A  NON-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION  OR
OTHER ORGANIZATION WHOSE PRINCIPAL INTERESTS ARE THE WELFARE OF A PUBLIC
UTILITY  OR  ITS  INVESTORS  OR EMPLOYEES, OR THE WELFARE OF ONE OR MORE
BUSINESSES OR INDUSTRIES WHICH RECEIVE UTILITY  SERVICE  ORDINARILY  AND
PRIMARILY  FOR  USE  IN  CONNECTION WITH THE PROFIT-SEEKING MANUFACTURE,
SALE, OR DISTRIBUTION OF GOODS OR SERVICES.
  (C) "COMMISSION" MEANS THE NEW YORK STATE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00871-01-1

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