senate Bill S3640

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates a bulk electricity purchasing program

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Apr 22, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 17, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 16, 2013 1st report cal.309
Feb 27, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Feb 07, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Apr 16, 2013 - Finance committee Vote

S3640
35
0
committee
35
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 27, 2013 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S3640
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Feb 27, 2013

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S3640 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง204, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4747
2009-2010: A2056

S3640 - Summary

Creates a bulk electricity purchasing program in the office of general services to provide lower cost electricity to participating municipalities.

S3640 - Sponsor Memo

S3640 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3640

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  O'MARA,  MAZIARZ,  RANZENHOFER  -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Energy and Telecommunications

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to the bulk electricity
  purchasing program

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 204 to
read as follows:
  S  204.  BULK ELECTRICITY PURCHASING PROGRAM. 1. THE OFFICE OF GENERAL
SERVICES,  ACTING  IN  COOPERATION  WITH  SUCH  OTHER  GOVERNMENTAL  AND
NON-GOVERNMENTAL  AGENCIES AS IT MAY DEEM NECESSARY, SHALL ESTABLISH AND
IMPLEMENT EITHER A SINGLE STATEWIDE BULK ELECTRICITY PURCHASING  PROGRAM
OR,  UTILIZING  SUCH GOVERNMENTAL OR NON-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES AS MAY BE
NECESSARY, ONE OR MORE REGIONAL BULK FUEL PURCHASING PROGRAMS AS MAY  BE
NEEDED. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL:
  A.  BE  AVAILABLE  ON  A  VOLUNTARY BASIS TO MUNICIPALITIES AND SCHOOL
DISTRICTS;
  B. PROVIDE FOR THE PURCHASE BY MAY FIRST OF EACH YEAR, AT A BULK RATE,
OF SUFFICIENT QUANTITIES OF ELECTRICITY FOR THE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS
OF THE  STATE  AND  FOR  ALL  PARTICIPATING  MUNICIPALITIES  AND  SCHOOL
DISTRICTS IN THE AMOUNT EXPECTED TO BE NECESSARY FOR THE COVERED PERIOD;
  C.  PROVIDE  FOR  MAINTENANCE  RELATED  SERVICE,  BY  THE  SUPPLIER OR
DISTRIBUTOR OF THE ELECTRICITY;
  D. PROVIDE THAT THE SUPPLIER OR DISTRIBUTOR OF THE  ELECTRICITY  SHALL
DELIVER  SAID  FUELS TO THE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS OF THE STATE AND TO
THE PARTICIPATING MUNICIPALITIES AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS ON A REGULAR SCHE-
DULE AS WELL AS ON AN EMERGENCY BASIS.
  2. THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES, IN ESTABLISHING AND IMPLEMENTING  A
BULK ELECTRICITY PURCHASING PROGRAM, SHALL ENSURE THAT:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08541-01-3

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