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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to energy and telecommunications|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S221
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S221 - Details
S221 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S221 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring inspection and regulation of all electric and gas meters that measure usage of any end use customer of electricity or gas services by the public service commission PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to require that the Public Service Commission has jurisdiction to inspect and regulate all electric and gas meters that measure usage of any end use customer of electricity or gas services in the same way that PSC currently has oversight of master meters, or revenue grade meter. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This legislation amends subdivision one of section 67 of the public service law, as amended by chapter 446 of the laws of 1972. JUSTIFICATION:
S221 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 221 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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 inspection and regulation of all electric and gas meters that measure usage of any end use customer of electricity or gas services by the public service commission THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 67 of the public service law, as amended by chapter 446 of the laws of 1972, is amended to read as follows: 1. The commission shall appoint inspectors of electric and gas meters WHICH FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION SHALL MEAN ALL ELECTRIC AND GAS METERS THAT MEASURE USAGE OF ANY END USE CUSTOMER OF ELECTRICITY OR GAS SERVICES whose duty it shall be, when required by the commission, to inspect, examine and ascertain the accuracy of any and all electric and gas meters used or intended to be used for measuring and ascertaining the quantity of electric current or gas furnished for light, heat or power by any person, corporation or municipality to or for the use of any person or corporation, and to inspect, examine and ascertain the accuracy of all apparatus for testing and proving the accuracy of elec- tric and gas meters, and when found to be or made to be correct the inspector shall stamp or mark all such meters and apparatus with some suitable device, which device shall be recorded in the office of the secretary of state. No corporation, person or municipality shall furnish, set or put in use any electric or gas meter the type of which shall not have been approved by the commission. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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