senate Bill S4925

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the types of complaints which may be filed with the public service commission and requires information to be published on the commission's website

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A5556 - Signed by Governor

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2013 signed chap.521
Dec 06, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.702
substituted for s4925
Jun 20, 2013 substituted by a5556
May 23, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2013 1st report cal.702
May 01, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

S4925 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง71, Pub Serv L

S4925 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the types of complaints which may be filed with the public service commission and requires the form and instructions for completing the form to be published on the commission's website.

S4925 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4925 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to filing complaints
  with the public service commission


  Section 1. Section 71 of the public service law, as amended by section
48 of part A of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended  to  read  as
  S 71. Complaints  as  to  quality  and  price  of gas and electricity;
investigation by commission; forms of complaints. Upon the complaint  in
writing  of  the  mayor  of  a city, the trustees of a village, the town
board of a town or the chief executive officer or the  legislative  body
of  a  county in which a person or corporation is authorized to manufac-
ture, convey, transport, sell or supply gas  or  electricity  for  heat,
light  or power, or upon the complaint in writing of not less than twen-
ty-five customers or purchasers of such gas or electricity, or upon  the
complaint  in writing of the department of state, or upon a complaint of
a gas corporation or electrical corporation  supplying  or  transmitting
said gas or electricity, as to the illuminating or heating power, purity
or  pressure or the rates, charges or classifications of service of gas,
the efficiency of the electric incandescent lamp supply, the voltage  of
the  current  supplied for light, heat or power, or the rates charged or
classification of service of electricity  sold  and  delivered  in  such
ELECTRICITY SERVICE, the commission shall investigate as  to  the  cause
for  such complaint. When such complaint is made, the commission may, by
its agents, examiners and inspectors, inspect the works, system,  plant,
devices,  appliances  and  methods used by such person or corporation in
manufacturing, transmitting and supplying such gas or  electricity,  and

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


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