senate Bill S189

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the power authority of the state of New York shall make low cost hydropower available to certain hospitals

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 05, 2011 referred to energy and telecommunications

S189 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5134
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1005, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1184, A925

S189 - Summary

Establishes the power authority of the state of New York shall make low cost hydropower available to hospitals located within the counties of Niagara and Orleans.

S189 - Sponsor Memo

S189 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   189

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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 authorities law, in relation to establishing
  the power authority of the state of  New  York  shall  make  low  cost
  hydropower available to certain hospitals

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 13 of section 1005  of
the  public  authorities  law,  as amended by chapter 436 of the laws of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary but subject
to the terms and conditions  of  federal  energy  regulatory  commission
licenses,  to allocate or reallocate directly or by sale for resale, two
hundred fifty megawatts of firm Niagara project hydroelectric  power  as
"expansion  power" and four hundred forty-five megawatts of firm Niagara
project hydroelectric power as "replacement power" to businesses  within
the  state  located within thirty miles of the Niagara project, and four
hundred ninety megawatts of firm and interruptible power from the  Saint
Lawrence-FDR  project as "preservation power" sold to businesses located
within the counties of Jefferson, Saint Lawrence and Franklin,  provided
that the amount of expansion power allocated to businesses in Chautauqua
county on January first, nineteen hundred eighty-seven shall continue to
be  allocated  in  such  county and, provided further that up to seventy
megawatts of replacement power, up to thirty-eight and six-tenths  mega-
watts of preservation power from the Saint Lawrence-FDR project which is
relinquished  or  withdrawn  after  the  effective date of chapter three
hundred thirteen of the laws of two thousand  five  which  amended  this
subdivision  and,  for  the  period ending on December thirty-first, two
thousand six, up to twenty megawatts  of  other  power  from  the  Saint

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

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