senate Bill S5286A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the green jobs-green New York on-bill energy service company energy efficiency payment program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2014 referred to energy
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2014 amended on third reading (t) 5286a
Mar 04, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 27, 2014 1st report cal.185
Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
May 15, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Feb 27, 2014 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Feb 27, 2014

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Bill Amendments

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S5286 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L; amd §242, RP L

S5286 - Summary

Relates to the Green jobs-green New York on-bill energy service company energy efficiency payment program to permit financing for energy efficient services through utility company billing.

S5286 - Sponsor Memo

S5286 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5286

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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, the public authorities law and
  the real property law, in relation to the green  jobs-green  New  York
  on-bill energy service company energy efficiency payment program

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

  Section 1. Section 2 of the public service law is  amended  by  adding
two new subdivisions 28 and 29 to read as follows:
  28. THE TERM "GREEN JOBS-GREEN NEW YORK ON-BILL ENERGY SERVICE COMPANY
ENERGY  EFFICIENCY  PAYMENT  PROGRAM" OR "PAYMENT PROGRAM," WHEN USED IN
THIS CHAPTER, MEANS A PAYMENT CHARGE APPEARING ON  THE  MONTHLY  UTILITY
BILL  OF A UTILITY CUSTOMER WHO ELECTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GREEN JOBS-
GREEN NEW YORK ENERGY SERVICE COMPANY ENERGY EFFICIENCY PAYMENT  PROGRAM
PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  SIXTY-SIX-N  OF  THIS CHAPTER AND TITLE NINE-A OF
ARTICLE EIGHT OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES LAW WITH A PARTICIPATING  ENERGY
SERVICE  COMPANY  FOR  PAYMENT AND SERVICE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH CAPITAL
IMPROVEMENTS UNDER THAT PROGRAM THROUGH SUCH A PAYMENT CHARGE.
  29. THE TERM "PARTICIPATING ENERGY SERVICE COMPANY"  MEANS  AN  ENTITY
ELIGIBLE TO PROVIDE ENERGY SERVICES TO END-USE CUSTOMERS USING THE TRAN-
SMISSION  AND  DISTRIBUTION  SYSTEM  OF  A  UTILITY CORPORATION AND THAT
PROVIDES  QUALIFIED  ENERGY  EFFICIENCY  SERVICES  THROUGH   THE   GREEN
JOBS-GREEN  NEW  YORK  ON-BILL  ENERGY SERVICE COMPANY ENERGY EFFICIENCY
PAYMENT PROGRAM CONSISTENT WITH NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EFFICIENCY  STAND-
ARDS,  OR  EFFICIENCY  STANDARDS ESTABLISHED BY THE AUTHORITY, THAT WILL
INCREASE THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE
UNDER THE PROGRAM.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section  18-a  of  the  public  service  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10998-02-3

S5286A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L; amd §242, RP L

S5286A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the Green jobs-green New York on-bill energy service company energy efficiency payment program to permit financing for energy efficient services through utility company billing.

S5286A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5286A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5286--A
    Cal. No. 185

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni-
  cations in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably
  from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to  a
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
  the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public service law and the  real  property  law,  in
  relation  to establishing on-bill energy services company energy effi-
  ciency payment program

  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.   ON-BILL ENERGY SERVICES COMPANY  ENERGY  EFFICIENCY  PAYMENT
PROGRAM.  1. (A) THE COMMISSION SHALL REQUIRE EACH COMBINED ELECTRIC AND
GAS UTILITY TO PROVIDE A PROGRAM FOR THE BILLING AND THE  REMITTANCE  OF
PAYMENTS RECEIVED FOR THE PAYMENT OF CONTRACTUALLY OBLIGATED PAYMENTS OF
ITS  PARTICIPATING  CUSTOMERS  FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS AS DEFINED
HEREIN PROVIDED BY A NEW YORK ENERGY SERVICES COMPANY  AND  APPROVED  BY
THE COMMISSION. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PRACTICABLE, COMBINED ELECTRIC AND
GAS  UTILITIES  SHALL  UTILIZE  EXISTING  BILLING  PROCESSES ESTABLISHED
PURSUANT TO TITLE NINE-A OF ARTICLE EIGHT OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES LAW.
  (B) THIS PROGRAM SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO CUSTOMERS WHO  HAVE  A  WRITTEN
CONTRACT  PROVIDING  FOR ON-BILL PAYMENT FOR QUALIFIED ENERGY EFFICIENCY
SERVICES PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT SUCH  CUSTOMERS  MUST  BE  THE  COMBINED
ELECTRIC  AND  GAS  UTILITIES'  CUSTOMER OF RECORD TO WHICH SUCH ON-BILL
PAYMENT CHARGES WILL APPLY.
  (C) THE COMMISSION SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION WHICH SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED  TO  THE
FOLLOWING: A REQUIREMENT FOR A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE PARTICIPATING ENERGY

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

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