senate Bill S1397

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the public service commission to audit utility submetering orders, compare usage before submetering to usage after submetering orders, prepare report

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S1397 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A971
Law Section:
Public Services
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5009, A7814

S1397 - Summary

Requires the public service commission to audit previously approved utility submetering orders, to compare usage before submetering to usage after submetering orders were implemented, and to prepare a report concerning its findings.

S1397 - Sponsor Memo

S1397 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1397

                       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-
  cations

AN  ACT  to  require  the  public service commission to audit previously
  approved utility submetering orders, compare usage before  submetering
  to  usage  after  submetering  orders  were implemented, and prepare a
  report concerning its findings

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

  Section  1.  The  public  service commission shall audit all   utility
submetering orders approved by the public service commission during  the
period  of  January  1, 2004 through the effective date of this act, and
shall specifically determine whether all applicable utility  price  caps
and tenant protection provisions have been complied with and compare the
rate  and cost of utility usage before submetering to usage after imple-
mentation of submetering orders. This audit shall  be  completed  within
twelve months following the effective date of these provisions.
  S 2. Upon completion of the audit, the public service commission shall
make  a  report  to  the  governor  and the legislature of its findings,
conclusions and recommendations, and shall submit with such report  such
legislative proposals as it deems necessary to implement its recommenda-
tions.  This  report  shall be submitted no later than ninety days after
completion of the audit. No new submetering  orders  shall  be  approved
until  the public service commission report is submitted to the governor
and the legislature.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00665-01-1

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