senate Bill S699

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to approval of electric transmission line facilities

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S699 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1244
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง126, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5626, A7399

S699 - Summary

Provides that, prior to granting a certificate for the construction of an electric transmission line facility, the public service commission must find that the facility conforms to the most recent state energy plan and consider whether approval of the facility would cause adverse impacts on the state's environmental quality due to electric generation.

S699 - Sponsor Memo

S699 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   699

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 approval of elec-
  tric transmission line facilities

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 of section 126 of the public
service law, as added by chapter 272 of the laws of 1970, is amended  to
read as follows:
  (d)  in  the  case of an electric transmission line, (1) what part, if
any, of the line shall be located underground; (2)  that  such  facility
conforms  to [a long-range plan for expansion of the electric power grid
of the electric systems serving this state  and  interconnected  utility
systems,  which  will serve the interests of electric system economy and
reliability] THE MOST RECENT STATE ENERGY PLAN AS  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT
TO  ARTICLE  SIX  OF THE ENERGY   LAW, WITH CONSIDERATION OF WHETHER THE
APPROVAL OF SUCH FACILITY WOULD CAUSE ADVERSE  IMPACTS  ON  THE  STATE'S
ENVIRONMENTAL  QUALITY  DUE  TO  AN INCREASE IN IN-STATE OR OUT-OF-STATE
ELECTRIC GENERATION;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02772-01-3

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