senate Bill S5085

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of labor to conduct a study and report on current trends in the workforce that supports the generation and transmission of power in the utility industry

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
May 14, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 09, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 08, 2012 1st report cal.732
Jan 31, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to energy and telecommunications
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2011 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 25, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 24, 2011 1st report cal.846
May 03, 2011 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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May 8, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S5085
33
1
committee
33
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 31, 2012 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S5085
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Jan 31, 2012

May 24, 2011 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S5085
10
1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: May 24, 2011

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S5085 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7565
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Energy

S5085 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of labor, in consultation with the public service commission, to conduct a study and report on current trends in the workforce that supports the generation and transmission of power in the utility industry; authorizes additional studies and reports upon rates hikes, complaints by third parties or upon identification of a shortage.

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S5085 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5085

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 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  directing a study and report on current trends in the workforce
  that supports the generation and transmission of power in the  utility
  industry

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

  Section 1. 1. The commissioner of labor,  in  consultation  with,  and
using  data  collected  by, the public service commission, shall monitor
trends in the workforce of:
  (a) personnel that support the generation  of  power  in  the  utility
industry; and
  (b)  personnel  that  support the transmission of power in the utility
industry.
  2. Not later than one year after the effective date of this  act,  the
commissioner  of  labor  shall  submit  to  the  legislature a report on
current trends under subdivision one of this section,  with  recommenda-
tions  to  meet the future labor requirements for the energy industries.
The commissioner of labor shall have the  authority  to  commence  addi-
tional  studies when (a) a utility initiates a rate hike request; or (b)
a complaint is brought by a third party. The  scope  of  any  additional
study  can be broadened to include all utilities in the state or limited
to the evaluation to just one utility.
  3. As soon as practicable after the date on which the commissioner  of
labor  identifies  or  predicts  a significant shortage in this state of
personnel in one or more energy sectors, the commissioner of labor shall
submit to the legislature a report describing the  shortage,  after  the
data  review  committee,  appointed pursuant to subdivision four of this
section has reviewed and provided input on the report.  The commissioner
of labor shall have broad authority  to  require  utilities  to  provide

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11351-01-1

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