Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012
referred to energy and telecommunications
|Jun 24, 2011
committed to rules
|Feb 15, 2011
advanced to third reading
|Feb 14, 2011
2nd report cal.
|Feb 08, 2011
1st report cal.66
|Jan 05, 2011
referred to energy and telecommunications
Senate Bill S210
2011-2012 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2011-S210 (ACTIVE) - Details
2011-S210 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that fifty per centum of all additional power made available from improvements and upgrades at the Niagara project shall be deemed "additional expansion power" and shall be allocated to businesses located within the state within thirty miles of the Niagara project.
2011-S210 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S210 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to improvements and upgrades at the Niagara project PURPOSE: This bill directs the New York Power Authority to substantially improve and upgrade the Niagara project's power producing capacity. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds a new section 1005-b to the public authorities law directing the New York Power Authority to improve the power producing capacity of the Niagara project. Fifty percent of the realized power from the improvements and upgrades will be deemed "Additional Expansion Power" - and allocated to businesses in Western New York located within thirty miles of the Niagara project. The remaining power will benefit the State as a whole. JUSTIFICATION: Through Western New York's powerful water resources, the State has enjoyed the benefit of power from the Niagara power project. This bill will compel the New York Power Authority to commence an effort to improve and upgrade the energy producing capacity of the Niagara project.
2011-S210 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 210 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 improvements and upgrades at the Niagara project THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public authorities law is amended by adding a new section 1005-b to read as follows: S 1005-B. IMPROVEMENTS AND UPGRADES AT THE NIAGARA PROJECT. THE AUTHORITY IS DIRECTED TO SUBSTANTIALLY IMPROVE AND UPGRADE THE NIAGARA PROJECT'S POWER PRODUCING CAPACITY. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISIONS OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY BUT SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION LICENSES, FIFTY PER CENTUM OF ALL ADDITIONAL POWER MADE AVAILABLE FROM IMPROVEMENTS AND UPGRADES AT THE NIAGARA PROJECT SHALL BE DEEMED "ADDI- TIONAL EXPANSION POWER" AND SHALL BE ALLOCATED TO BUSINESSES LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE THAT ARE WITHIN THIRTY MILES OF THE NIAGARA PROJECT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION ONE THOUSAND FIVE OF THIS TITLE. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01312-01-1
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