|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to energy and telecommunications|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S710
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S710 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Public Service Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §66, Pub Serv L
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S710 - Summary
Requires the public service commission to establish standards of acceptable performance for electric corporations.
S710 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S710 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring the public service commission to establish standards of acceptable performance for electric corporations PURPOSE OF BILL: This bill would require the public service commission to establish standards for gas and electric corporations in the event of a power outage. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 66 of the public service law would be amended by adding a new subdivision 2-b Section 1 - Gives the public service commission the power to establish performance standards for gas and electric corporations in the event of a power outage. Section 1(a) - Performance standards shall be based on the foreseeable nature of the outage and the number of customers affected.
S710 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 710 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 requiring the public service commission to establish standards of acceptable performance for electric corporations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 66 of the public service law is amended by adding a new subdivision 2-b to read as follows: 2-B. HAVE POWER TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS OF ACCEPTABLE PERFORMANCE FOR GAS CORPORATIONS AND ELECTRIC CORPORATIONS IN THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE AND SUBSEQUENT POWER RESTORATION. (A) SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL SET PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR THE RESTORATION OF POWER BASED ON THE FORESEEABLE NATURE OF THE OUTAGE AND THE NUMBER OF CUSTOMERS AFFECTED. (B) AFTER AN INVESTIGATION AND HEARING HELD ON NOTICE AND UPON A FIND- ING OF UNACCEPTABLE PERFORMANCE, THE COMMISSION SHALL IMPOSE A PENALTY FOR EACH VIOLATION WHICH THE COMMISSION DEEMS JUST AND PROPER. (C) SUCH PENALTIES SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO A CREDIT TO EACH CUSTOMER OF THE AMOUNT OF MONEY CHARGED FOR ONE KILOWATT HOUR FOR EACH KILOWATT HOUR OF SERVICE OUTAGE. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02773-01-3
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