senate Bill S722

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates a citizen advisory panel

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S722 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง174, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6926

S722 - Summary

Creates a citizen advisory panel consisting of six permanent and three rotating members to prepare a report on any application for certificate of any major electric generating facilities.

S722 - Sponsor Memo

S722 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   722

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 creating a citi-
  zen advisory panel

  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
174 to read as follows:
  S 174. CITIZEN ADVISORY PANEL. 1. A CITIZEN ADVISORY PANEL  IS  HEREBY
ESTABLISHED.
  2.  A.  THE  PANEL  SHALL  CONSIST OF SIX PERMANENT AND THREE ROTATING
MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE CHAIR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF  PUBLIC  SERVICE  TO
FOUR  YEAR TERMS AS FOLLOWS: ONE PERMANENT MEMBER SHALL BE A RESIDENT OF
LONG ISLAND; TWO PERMANENT MEMBERS SHALL BE RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF NEW
YORK; THREE PERMANENT MEMBERS SHALL BE RESIDENTS OF  UPSTATE  NEW  YORK;
ONE  ROTATING  MEMBER  SHALL  BE A RESIDENT OF LONG ISLAND; ONE ROTATING
MEMBER SHALL BE A RESIDENT OF NEW YORK CITY;  AND  ONE  ROTATING  MEMBER
SHALL  BE  A  RESIDENT  OF  UPSTATE  NEW  YORK. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION:
  I. "LONG ISLAND" MEANS THE COUNTIES OF NASSAU AND SUFFOLK.
  II. "NEW YORK CITY" MEANS THE COUNTIES OF THE BRONX, KINGS, NEW  YORK,
QUEENS, AND RICHMOND.
  III.  "UPSTATE  NEW  YORK" MEANS ALL COUNTIES NOT INCLUDED IN SUBPARA-
GRAPHS I OR II OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  B. EACH MEMBER OF THE PANEL SHALL HAVE BEEN AWARDED A DEGREE  FROM  AN
ACCREDITED  FOUR-YEAR  COLLEGE  OR  UNIVERSITY OR A GRADUATE DEGREE FROM
SUCH COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY OR ACCREDITED GRADUATE SCHOOL AND SHALL  HAVE
HAD  AT  LEAST  FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN ONE OR MORE OF THE FIELDS OF
ENGINEERING, SCIENCE, ECONOMICS, OR BUSINESS.

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

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