Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 15, 2014
referred to energy and telecommunications
Senate Bill S7507
2013-2014 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
2013-S7507 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Energy And Telecommunications
- Law Section:
2013-S7507 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7507 TITLE OF BILL: An act to establish the "capacity zone" task force and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: Establishes the capacity zone task force to develop and implement a conservation plan for Westchester, NYC and LI to alleviate the need for the new capacity zone SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 establishes the capacity zone task force and outlines its composition Section 2 details the role of the task force and that it includes, but is not limited to, creating and implementing a conservation plan to reduce electricity demand in Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, and the City of New York Section 3 states that the funding for the capacity zone task force and implementation of the plan will come from the system benefits charge Section 4 sets into statute that the task force must complete the conservation plan within ninety days of the effective date and the implementation of the plan shall begin one hundred eighty days after the effective date and be completed within one and a half years of the
2013-S7507 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7507 I N S E N A T E May 15, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GIPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni- cations AN ACT to establish the "capacity zone" task force and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. There is hereby established the capacity zone task force consisting of the chairman of the public service commission, the presi- dent of the New York state energy and research development authority, the president of PSEG Long Island, the president of the New York power authority, the commissioner of environmental conservation, the commis- sioner of economic development, two members of the senate whose districts sit within the new capacity zone as established by the federal energy regulatory commission, one who shall be appointed by the tempo- rary president of the senate and one who shall be appointed by the lead- er of the minority conference, and two members of the assembly whose districts sit within the new capacity zone as established by the federal energy regulatory commission, one who shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly and one who shall be appointed by the minority leader, and a designee of the governor. Members of the task force may designate an executive staff representative to participate on the task force on their behalf. S 2. The role of the task force includes, but is not limited to, creating and implementing a conservation plan to reduce electricity demand in the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester and the city of New York by twelve hundred megawatts, thereby alleviating the need for the new capacity zone. S 3. The task force and the implementation of the task force's plan shall be funded by the system benefits charge. S 4. The task force shall complete the conservation plan within ninety days of the effective date of this section and thereafter present the plan to the governor, temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly. The task force shall begin implementation of the plan EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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