senate Bill S4504B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the public service commission to conduct annual hearings regarding certain electric corporations

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 27, 2014 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jun 06, 2013 print number 4504b
amend (t) and recommit to energy and telecommunications
May 30, 2013 print number 4504a
amend (t) and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Apr 05, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

S4504 - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L

S4504 - Summary

Requires the commission to conduct annual hearings regarding certain electric corporations; specifies that such hearings are to occur within the county where such corporations operate and are to alternate between counties where such corporations operate in multiple counties.

S4504 - Sponsor Memo

S4504 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4504

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- 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 the
  commission to conduct annual hearings regarding  certain  transmission
  and distribution companies

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

  Section 1. The public service law is amended by adding a  new  section
10-a to read as follows:
  S  10-A.  HEARINGS.  1.  THE  COMMISSION, NOT LESS THAN ONCE ANNUALLY,
SHALL CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARINGS IN  THE  FOLLOWING  LOCATIONS  WITHIN  THE
FOLLOWING  TRANSMISSION  AND  DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES' RESPECTIVE SERVICE
TERRITORIES:
  A. CONSOLIDATED EDISON: NEW YORK COUNTY, KINGS COUNTY, QUEENS  COUNTY,
RICHMOND  COUNTY,  BRONX  COUNTY  AND WESTCHESTER COUNTY. THE COMMISSION
SHALL CONDUCT AT LEAST ONE HEARING ANNUALLY IN EACH OF THE COUNTIES.
  B. ORANGE AND ROCKLAND UTILITIES: ORANGE COUNTY AND  ROCKLAND  COUNTY.
THE  COMMISSION  HEARING  SHALL ALTERNATE BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTIES EVERY
OTHER YEAR.
  C. CENTRAL HUDSON GAS AND ELECTRIC: ULSTER COUNTY AND DUTCHESS COUNTY.
THE COMMISSION HEARING SHALL ALTERNATE BETWEEN THE  TWO  COUNTIES  EVERY
OTHER YEAR.
  D.  NIAGARA MOHAWK D/B/A NATIONAL GRID: ALBANY COUNTY, ONONDAGA COUNTY
AND ERIE COUNTY. THE COMMISSION SHALL CONDUCT AT LEAST ONE HEARING ANNU-
ALLY IN EACH OF THE COUNTIES.
  E. NEW YORK STATE ELECTRIC AND GAS: BROOME COUNTY AND  PUTNAM  COUNTY.
THE  COMMISSION  HEARING  SHALL ALTERNATE BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTIES EVERY
OTHER YEAR.
  F. ROCHESTER GAS AND ELECTRIC: MONROE COUNTY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09546-03-3

S4504A - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L

S4504A - Summary

Requires the commission to conduct annual hearings regarding certain electric corporations; specifies that such hearings are to occur within the county where such corporations operate and are to alternate between counties where such corporations operate in multiple counties.

S4504A - Sponsor Memo

S4504A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4504--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in  relation  to  requiring  the
  commission  to  conduct  annual  hearings  regarding  certain electric
  corporations

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

  Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
66-n to read as follows:
  S 66-N. HEARINGS. 1. THE COMMISSION,  NOT  LESS  THAN  ONCE  ANNUALLY,
AFTER  THE RECEIPT OF THE ANNUAL REPORT PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
SIX OF SECTION SIXTY-SIX OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL PROMPTLY FIX A DATE  FOR
THE  COMMENCEMENT  OF  PUBLIC  HEARINGS  THEREON AND SAID PUBLIC HEARING
SHALL BE SCHEDULED AND CONDUCTED NOT LESS THAN FORTY-FIVE DAYS NOR  MORE
THAN  ONE  HUNDRED  EIGHTY  DAYS  OF  RECEIPT OF SAID ANNUAL REPORT. THE
COMMISSION SHALL CONDUCT PUBLIC  HEARINGS  IN  THE  FOLLOWING  LOCATIONS
WITHIN  THE FOLLOWING ELECTRIC CORPORATIONS' RESPECTIVE SERVICE TERRITO-
RIES:
  (A) CONSOLIDATED EDISON OR ANY SUCCESSOR CORPORATION: CITY OF NEW YORK
AND WESTCHESTER COUNTY. THE COMMISSION SHALL CONDUCT AT LEAST ONE  HEAR-
ING  ANNUALLY  IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK AND AT LEAST ONE HEARING ANNUALLY
IN WESTCHESTER COUNTY. THE HEARINGS HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW  YORK  SHALL
ALTERNATE  COUNTIES  SO  THAT AT LEAST ONE HEARING SHALL BE HELD IN EACH
COUNTY EVERY FIVE YEARS.
  (B) ORANGE  AND  ROCKLAND  UTILITIES  OR  ANY  SUCCESSOR  CORPORATION:
ORANGE COUNTY AND ROCKLAND COUNTY. THE COMMISSION SHALL CONDUCT AT LEAST
ONE  HEARING  ANNUALLY  IN  ONE  OF THE COUNTIES AND SHALL NOT CONDUCT A
HEARING IN THE SAME COUNTY AS THE PREVIOUS  YEAR'S  HEARING  HELD  UNDER
THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09546-05-3

S4504B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L

S4504B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commission to conduct annual hearings regarding certain electric corporations; specifies that such hearings are to occur within the county where such corporations operate and are to alternate between counties where such corporations operate in multiple counties.

S4504B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4504B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4504--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in  relation  to  requiring  the
  public service commission to conduct annual hearings regarding certain
  electric corporations

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

  Section 1. The public service law is amended by adding a  new  section
66-n to read as follows:
  S  66-N.  HEARINGS.  1.  THE  COMMISSION, NOT LESS THAN ONCE ANNUALLY,
AFTER THE RECEIPT OF THE ANNUAL REPORT PROVIDED PURSUANT TO  SUBDIVISION
SIX  OF SECTION SIXTY-SIX OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL PROMPTLY FIX A DATE FOR
THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC HEARINGS  THEREON  AND  SAID  PUBLIC  HEARING
SHALL  BE SCHEDULED AND CONDUCTED NOT LESS THAN FORTY-FIVE DAYS NOR MORE
THAN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS OF  RECEIPT  OF  SAID  ANNUAL  REPORT.  THE
COMMISSION  SHALL  CONDUCT  PUBLIC  HEARINGS  IN THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
WITHIN THE FOLLOWING ELECTRIC CORPORATIONS' RESPECTIVE SERVICE  TERRITO-
RIES:
  (A) CONSOLIDATED EDISON OR ANY SUCCESSOR CORPORATION: CITY OF NEW YORK
AND  WESTCHESTER COUNTY. THE COMMISSION SHALL CONDUCT AT LEAST ONE HEAR-
ING ANNUALLY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK AND AT LEAST ONE  HEARING  ANNUALLY
IN  WESTCHESTER  COUNTY. THE HEARINGS HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK SHALL
ALTERNATE COUNTIES SO THAT AT LEAST ONE HEARING SHALL BE  HELD  IN  EACH
COUNTY EVERY FIVE YEARS.
  (B)  ORANGE  AND  ROCKLAND  UTILITIES  OR  ANY  SUCCESSOR CORPORATION:
ORANGE COUNTY AND ROCKLAND COUNTY. THE COMMISSION SHALL CONDUCT AT LEAST
ONE HEARING ANNUALLY IN ONE OF THE COUNTIES  AND  SHALL  NOT  CONDUCT  A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09546-07-3

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