senate Bill S5304A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits the ownership of electric corporations by any foreign based person, corporation or entity

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Nov 04, 2011 print number 5304a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
May 10, 2011 reported and committed to finance
May 03, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jun 5, 2012 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5304A
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2012

May 10, 2011 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5304
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S5304 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9573
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §68, Pub Serv L

S5304 - Summary

Prohibits the ownership of electric corporations by any foreign based person, corporation or entity.

S5304 - Sponsor Memo

S5304 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5304

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to increasing port  secu-
  rity;  and  to  amend  chapter 154 of the laws of 1921 relating to the
  Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, in  relation  to  contracts
  with foreign persons, corporations, or entities

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

  Section 1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new  section  718
to read as follows:
  S 718. PORT SECURITY ENHANCEMENT PLAN.  THE DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECU-
RITY  AND EMERGENCY SERVICES FOR THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND THE OFFICE OF
HOMELAND SECURITY AND PREPAREDNESS OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, IN  COOP-
ERATION  WITH  THE WATERFRONT COMMISSION OF NEW YORK HARBOR SHALL, ON OR
BEFORE THE FIFTEENTH DAY OF FEBRUARY, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE, PREPARE,  AND
DELIVER  TO  THE GOVERNORS OF THE STATES OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY, THE
PRESIDENTS PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATES OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY AND THE
SPEAKERS OF THE ASSEMBLIES OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY,  A  COMPREHENSIVE
REPORT,  WHICH  PROVIDES  A PLAN OF ACTION AND INCLUDES RECOMMENDATIONS,
FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF PORT AND WATERWAY SECURITY FOR THE  PORT  OF  NEW
YORK  AND  NEW JERSEY, AS WELL AS THE PORTS, WATERWAYS AND COASTLINES OF
THE STATES OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY.
  SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE:
  1. AN EXAMINATION OF THE OVERALL SECURITY ISSUES OF THE  PORT  OF  NEW
YORK  AND  NEW  JERSEY,  AND MAKING RECOMMENDATIONS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH
ISSUES, INCLUDING:
  A. THE OVERALL PROVISION AND STATUS OF PORT SECURITY;
  B. THE DIVISION OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL FACETS OF PORT SECURITY;
  C. CURRENT IMPEDIMENTS TO PROVIDING OPTIMAL LEVELS OF SECURITY;
  D. POLICE PATROLS OF THE PORT;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11296-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S5304A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9573
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §68, Pub Serv L

S5304A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the ownership of electric corporations by any foreign based person, corporation or entity.

S5304A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5304A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5304--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BALL,  GIANARIS, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veter-
  ans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs -- reported favorably from
  said  committee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to  prohibiting  the
  ownership  of  an  electric  corporation  by any foreign based person,
  corporation or entity

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

  Section  1.  The opening paragraph of section 68 of the public service
law is designated subdivision 1 and a new subdivision 2 is added to read
as follows:
  2. (A) THE COMMISSION SHALL NOT GRANT ITS PERMISSION OR APPROVAL,  FOR
THE GENERATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRICITY TO RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS,
TO  ANY ELECTRIC CORPORATION THAT IS A FOREIGN BASED PERSON, CORPORATION
OR ENTITY, OR THE MAJORITY OF WHICH IS OWNED BY FOREIGN  BASED  PERSONS,
CORPORATIONS AND/OR ENTITIES. IN THE EVENT THAT AN ELECTRIC CORPORATION,
HOLDING  A  FRANCHISE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, BECOMES A FOREIGN
BASED PERSON, CORPORATION  OR  ENTITY,  OR  BECOMES  MAJORITY  OWNED  BY
FOREIGN  BASED  PERSONS,  CORPORATIONS  AND/OR  ENTITIES, SUCH FRANCHISE
SHALL IMMEDIATELY BE REVOKED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  (B) FOR THE PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  "FOREIGN  BASED  PERSON,
CORPORATION OR ENTITY" SHALL MEAN:
  (1) ANY NATURAL PERSON WHO IS NOT A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES; OR
  (2) ANY CORPORATION OR ENTITY THAT:
  (I) IS NOT HEADQUARTERED IN THE UNITED STATES,
  (II)  IS  NOT  CHARTERED  BY  THE UNITED STATES OR BY ANY STATE IN THE
UNITED STATES, OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11296-02-1

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