senate Bill S1839

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts small business utility boards act to advocate for small business interests

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 13, 2011 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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S1839 - Details

Law Section:
Public Services
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3313

S1839 - Summary

Enacts the "Small Business Utility Boards Act"; creates one small business utility board as a not-for-profit corporation in each utility service area; promotes adequate representation of small business utility consumers; assists such consumers in complaint proceedings brought before government agencies (view more) provides for the powers, functions and duties of such corporation.

S1839 - Sponsor Memo

S1839 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1839

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. OPPENHEIMER, DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Corporations,
  Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT creating not-for-profit small business utility boards to advocate
  small business utility consumer interests

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

  Section 1. The Small Business Utility Boards Act is enacted to read as
follows:
                     SMALL BUSINESS UTILITY BOARDS ACT
Section  1. Short title.
         2. Legislative intent.
         3. Definitions.
         4. Creation of corporation; membership.
         5. Duties, rights and powers of the corporation.
         6. Notification of impending proceedings.
         7. Judicial  review of regulatory agency decisions; enforcement
              actions.
         8. Funding of the corporation.
         9. Board of directors.
        10. Duties of the board of directors.
        11. Appointment of interim board of directors.
        12. Election of directors.
        13. Qualifications of candidates.
        14. Statement of personal background and positions.
        15. Election procedures.
        16. Installation of elected candidates.
        17. Recall of directors.
        18. Vacancies.
        19. Officers.
        20. Annual membership meeting.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06327-01-1

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