senate Bill S608

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the penalties imposed upon gas and electric utilities for failure to file or correct an annual report with the public service commission

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  • 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
Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 09, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications


S608 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง66, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4230, A2364
2009-2010: A1595A

S608 - Summary

Increases the penalties imposed upon gas and electric utilities for failure to file or correct an annual report with the public service commission; such penalties shall not be more than one-tenth of 1% of the utilities' annual net revenue for each day of violation, but not to exceed $25,000 nor be less than $100.

S608 - Sponsor Memo

S608 - 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


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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 penalties for the
  failure  of gas and electric corporations to file or correct an annual


  Section  1.  Subdivision 6 of section 66 of the public service law, as
amended by chapter 784 of the laws  of  1923,  is  amended  to  read  as
  6.  Require  every person and corporation under its supervision and it
shall be the duty of every such person and corporation to file with  the
commission  an  annual  report,  verified  by the oath of the president,
vice-president, treasurer, secretary, general manager, or  receiver,  if
any,  thereof, or by the person required to file the same. The verifica-
tion shall be made by said official holding office at the  time  of  the
filing  of said report, and if not made upon the knowledge of the person
verifying the same shall set forth the sources of  his  information  and
the  grounds  of  his belief as to any matters not stated to be verified
upon his knowledge. The report shall show in detail (a)  the  amount  of
its authorized capital stock and the amount thereof issued and outstand-
ing; (b) the amount of its authorized bonded indebtedness and the amount
of  its  bonds  and  other  forms of evidence of indebtedness issued and
outstanding; (c) its receipts  and  expenditures  during  the  preceding
year;  (d)  the  amount paid as dividends upon its stock and as interest
upon its bonds; (e) the names of its officers and the  aggregate  amount
paid  as salaries to them and the amount paid as wages to its employees;
(f) the location of  its  plant  or  plants  and  system,  with  a  full
description  of  its property and franchises, stating in detail how each

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


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