senate Bill S4300

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the electronic service of orders of the public service commission

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 24, 2013 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Mar 20, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

S4300 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §23, Pub Serv L

S4300 - Summary

Provides for the electronic service of orders of the public service commission.

S4300 - Sponsor Memo

S4300 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4300

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RITCHIE -- (at request of the Department of Public
  Service) -- 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 electronic
  service of orders

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 23 of the public service law, as
amended by chapter 310 of the laws  of  1974,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  Every order of the commission shall be served upon every person or
corporation to be affected thereby BY ELECTRONIC SERVICE IN A MANNER AND
FORMAT PROVIDED FOR IN REGULATIONS  ESTABLISHED  BY  THE  COMMISSION  OR
ALTERNATIVELY,  IF NON-ELECTRONIC SERVICE IS REQUESTED BY SUCH PERSON OR
CORPORATION, either by personal delivery of a copy thereof[;], or by THE
mailing OF a copy thereof, in a sealed package with postage prepaid,  to
the  person  to be affected thereby or, in the case of a corporation, to
any officer or agent thereof upon  whom  a  summons  may  be  served  in
accordance with the provisions of the civil practice law and rules.  The
commission  shall  provide,  upon request, a certified copy thereof or a
copy thereof bearing the seal of the commission.  Within a  time  speci-
fied  in  the  order of the commission every person and corporation upon
whom it is served must if so required in the order  notify  the  commis-
sion,  in  writing, whether the terms of the order are accepted and will
be obeyed and in the case of a corporation such  notification  shall  be
signed  and  acknowledged  by a person or officer duly authorized by the
corporation to execute such acceptance and agreement. Every order of the
commission shall take effect at  a  time  therein  specified  and  shall
continue in force either for a period which may be designated therein or
until changed or abrogated by the commission, unless such order be unau-
thorized  by  this  chapter  or  any  other  act or be in violation of a
provision of the constitution of the state or of the United States.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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