senate Bill S3076

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Expands the definition of major utility transmission facility to include certain facilities in which electric current is transformed

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 29, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

S3076 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5355
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง120, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3346
2009-2010: A6007

S3076 - Summary

Expands the definition of major utility transmission facility to include a facility in which electric current is transformed from the transmission system to the distribution system or a facility within the distribution system that is larger than five hundred square feet and in which electric current is transformed.

S3076 - Sponsor Memo

S3076 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3076

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 the siting of
  electric substations

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 2 of section 120 of the public service law, as
amended by chapter 538 of the laws  of  1981,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2. "Major utility transmission facility" means: (a) an electric trans-
mission  line  of a design capacity of one hundred twenty-five kilovolts
or more extending a distance of one mile or  more,  or  of  one  hundred
kilovolts  or  more  and  less  than  one hundred twenty-five kilovolts,
extending a distance of ten miles or more, including  associated  equip-
ment,  but  shall  not include any such transmission line located wholly
underground in a city with a population in excess of one  hundred  twen-
ty-five  thousand or a primary transmission line approved by the federal
energy regulatory commission in connection with a hydro-electric facili-
ty; [and] (b) a fuel gas transmission line extending a distance  of  one
thousand  feet  or more to be used to transport fuel gas at pressures of
one hundred twenty-five pounds per square inch or more, excluding appur-
tenant facilities, but shall not  include  any  such  transmission  line
which is located wholly underground in a city or wholly within the right
of  way  of  a  state, county or town highway or village street as those
terms are defined in article one of the highway law and article  six  of
the  village  law,  or  which  replaces  an  existing transmission line,
including appurtenant facilities, and extends a distance  of  less  than
one  mile;  AND  (C) A FACILITY IN WHICH ELECTRIC CURRENT IS TRANSFORMED
FROM THE TRANSMISSION SYSTEM TO THE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM  OR  A  FACILITY
WITHIN  THE  DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM THAT IS LARGER THAN FIVE HUNDRED SQUARE
FEET AND IN WHICH ELECTRIC CURRENT IS TRANSFORMED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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