Senate Bill S4747

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates a bulk electricity purchasing program

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2011-S4747 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Energy
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §204, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3640
2015-2016: S1431

2011-S4747 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a bulk electricity purchasing program in the office of general services to provide lower cost electricity to participating municipalities.

2011-S4747 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S4747 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4747

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to the bulk electricity
  purchasing program

  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 204 to
read as follows:
  S  204.  BULK ELECTRICITY PURCHASING PROGRAM. 1. THE OFFICE OF GENERAL
SERVICES,  ACTING  IN  COOPERATION  WITH  SUCH  OTHER  GOVERNMENTAL  AND
NON-GOVERNMENTAL  AGENCIES AS IT MAY DEEM NECESSARY, SHALL ESTABLISH AND
IMPLEMENT EITHER A SINGLE STATEWIDE BULK ELECTRICITY PURCHASING  PROGRAM
OR,  UTILIZING  SUCH GOVERNMENTAL OR NON-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES AS MAY BE
NECESSARY, ONE OR MORE REGIONAL BULK FUEL PURCHASING PROGRAMS AS MAY  BE
NEEDED. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL:
  A.  BE  AVAILABLE  ON  A  VOLUNTARY BASIS TO MUNICIPALITIES AND SCHOOL
DISTRICTS;
  B. PROVIDE FOR THE PURCHASE BY MAY FIRST OF EACH YEAR, AT A BULK RATE,
OF SUFFICIENT QUANTITIES OF ELECTRICITY FOR THE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS
OF THE  STATE  AND  FOR  ALL  PARTICIPATING  MUNICIPALITIES  AND  SCHOOL
DISTRICTS IN THE AMOUNT EXPECTED TO BE NECESSARY FOR THE COVERED PERIOD;
  C.  PROVIDE  FOR  MAINTENANCE  RELATED  SERVICE,  BY  THE  SUPPLIER OR
DISTRIBUTOR OF THE ELECTRICITY;
  D. PROVIDE THAT THE SUPPLIER OR DISTRIBUTOR OF THE  ELECTRICITY  SHALL
DELIVER  SAID  FUELS TO THE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS OF THE STATE AND TO
THE PARTICIPATING MUNICIPALITIES AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS ON A REGULAR SCHE-
DULE AS WELL AS ON AN EMERGENCY BASIS.
  2. THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES, IN ESTABLISHING AND IMPLEMENTING  A
BULK ELECTRICITY PURCHASING PROGRAM, SHALL ENSURE THAT:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09723-01-1

              

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