senate Bill S1704

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to a temporary annual assessment and the effectiveness of part NN of chapter 59 of the laws of 2009

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S1704 - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §18-a, Pub Serv L; amd Part NN §6, Chap 59 of 2009
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:

S1704 - Summary

Relates to a temporary annual assessment and the effectiveness of part NN of chapter 59 of the laws of 2009.

S1704 - Sponsor Memo

S1704 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRISANTI,  GALLIVAN,  MAZIARZ  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Energy and Telecommunications

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to a temporary annu-
  al  assessment;  to  amend  part  NN of chapter 59 of the laws of 2009
  amending the public service law relating to  financing  operations  of
  the  department  of  public  service, in relation to the effectiveness
  thereof; and to amend the public service law, in relation to  reducing
  the amount a utility can be assessed


  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision  6  of  section  18-a  of  the
public  service  law,  as added by section 4 of part NN of chapter 59 of
the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, and  subject
to the exceptions provided for in paragraph (b) of this subdivision, for
the  state  fiscal  year beginning on April first, two thousand nine and
[four] THREE state fiscal years thereafter, a temporary  annual  assess-
ment  (hereinafter "temporary state energy and utility service conserva-
tion assessment") is hereby imposed on public utility companies (includ-
ing for the purposes  of  this  subdivision  municipalities  other  than
municipalities  as  defined  in  section eighty-nine-l of this chapter),
corporations (including for purposes of this subdivision the Long Island
power authority), and persons subject  to  the  commission's  regulation
(hereinafter  such  public  utility companies, corporations, and persons
are referred to collectively as the "utility entities") to encourage the
conservation of energy and  other  resources  provided  through  utility
entities,  to  be  assessed  in the manner provided in this subdivision;
provided, however, that such assessment shall not be imposed upon  tele-

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


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