senate Bill S1269

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring utility companies to include a notice of public hearings concerning rate increases

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S1269 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง44, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1385
2009-2010: S3573A

S1269 - Summary

Requires utility companies to include on their bills notice of any and all public hearings concerning rate hikes.

S1269 - Sponsor Memo

S1269 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1269

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERKINS -- 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, in relation to requiring utility
  companies  to  include  a  notice  of  public hearings concerning rate
  increases

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

  Section 1. Section 44 of the public service law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  EVERY  UTILITY  CORPORATION  SHALL  INCLUDE ON THEIR BILLS SENT TO
THEIR CUSTOMERS ADVANCE NOTICE OF THE DATE AND  PLACE  OF  ANY  AND  ALL
PUBLIC  HEARINGS,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  HEARINGS BEFORE THE
COMMISSION, CONCERNING PROPOSED  INCREASES  IN  RATES  OF  SUCH  UTILITY
CORPORATION  KNOWN TO SUCH UTILITY CORPORATION AT THE TIME OF THE PREPA-
RATION OF SUCH BILLS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02697-01-3

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