senate Bill S2525

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the public service commission to provide notice and opportunity to comment to local community boards in N.Y. city before sale of land by utility

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 25, 2011 referred to energy and telecommunications

S2525 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4910
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง107, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A5436

S2525 - Summary

Directs the public service commission to provide notice, in a city having a population of one million or more, to the appropriate local community board prior to such commission's consideration of granting permission to a gas corporation or electric corporation furnishing utility service to acquire or sell land; such community boards shall also be provided with the opportunity to submit comments and recommendations on the proposed sale or acquisition; directs the public service commission to address and respond to such comments and recommendations.

S2525 - Sponsor Memo

S2525 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2525

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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 requiring the
  public service commission to provide the appropriate  local  community
  board  in  a city with a population of one million or more with notice
  of and opportunity to comment and make recommendations on any proposed
  sale or acquisition of real property by a gas corporation or  electric
  corporation furnishing utility service

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

  Section 1. Section 107 of the public service law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. WITH REGARD TO THE PROPOSED SALE OR ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY BY
ANY  GAS  CORPORATION OR ELECTRIC CORPORATION FURNISHING UTILITY SERVICE
IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION  OR  MORE,  THE  COMMISSION
SHALL  PROVIDE  THE  LOCAL COMMUNITY BOARD HAVING JURISDICTION OVER SUCH
REAL PROPERTY WITH NOTICE OF SUCH  PROPOSED  TRANSACTION,  BY  CERTIFIED
MAIL, RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED, WITHIN TEN DAYS OF RECEIVING AN APPLICA-
TION  FOR  APPROVAL  OF THE TRANSACTION. WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF RECEIVING
SUCH NOTICE, A LOCAL COMMUNITY BOARD  SHALL  SUBMIT  TO  THE  COMMISSION
WRITTEN  COMMENTS  AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON SUCH PROPOSED TRANSACTION. THE
COMMISSION SHALL ADDRESS AND RESPOND TO ALL COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
SUBMITTED BY A LOCAL COMMUNITY BOARD PRIOR TO MAKING  ITS  DETERMINATION
OF THE APPLICATION OF THE PUBLIC UTILITY.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05783-01-1

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