senate Bill S7414

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the public service commission to ensure equitable treatment of all retail customers of electric corporations and municipal electric utilities

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 11, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2012 1st report cal.1096
May 10, 2012 referred to energy and telecommunications

S7414 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7766A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §66, Pub Serv L; amd §1020-cc, Pub Auth L

S7414 - Summary

Requires the public service commission to ensure equitable treatment of all retail customers of electric corporations and municipal electric utilities.

S7414 - Sponsor Memo

S7414 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7414

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2012
                               ___________

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 service law and the public authorities law,
  in relation to requiring that the  public  service  commission  ensure
  equitable  treatment  of all retail customers of electric corporations
  and municipal electric utilities

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 21 of section 66 of the public service law, as
added by chapter 718 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
  21. The commission shall require every electric corporation to  submit
storm  plans to the commission for review and approval at such times and
in such detail and form  as  the  commission  shall  require,  provided,
however,  that the same shall be filed at least annually.  TO ENSURE THE
EQUITABLE TREATMENT OF ALL RETAIL CUSTOMERS IN NEW YORK, THE  COMMISSION
SHALL  REQUIRE  THAT  THE  ELECTRIC  CORPORATION'S  STORM  PLAN RESTORES
SERVICE TO RETAIL CUSTOMERS OF ADJACENT ELECTRIC CORPORATIONS AND MUNIC-
IPAL ELECTRIC UTILITIES THAT DEPEND ON THE ELECTRIC CORPORATION'S FACIL-
ITIES FOR ELECTRIC SERVICE ON A BASIS COMPARABLE TO ITS  RETAIL  CUSTOM-
ERS.
  S  2.  Section  1020-cc  of  the public authorities law, as amended by
chapter 413 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1020-cc. Authority subject to certain provisions  contained  in  the
state  finance  law, the public service law, the social services law and
the general municipal law. All  contracts  of  the  authority  shall  be
subject to the provisions of the state finance law relating to contracts
made  by  the  state. The authority shall also establish rules and regu-
lations with respect to providing to its residential gas,  electric  and
steam utility customers those rights and protections provided in article
two  and  sections one hundred seventeen and one hundred eighteen of the
public service law and section one hundred thirty-one-s  of  the  social
services  law.  The  authority  shall  conform  to  any safety standards
regarding manual lockable disconnect switches for solar electric  gener-

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

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