senate Bill S7507

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the capacity zone task force

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May 15, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S7507 - Summary

Establishes the capacity zone task force.

S7507 - Sponsor Memo

S7507 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014

Introduced  by  Sen.  GIPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-

AN ACT to establish the "capacity zone" task force and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof


  Section 1. There is hereby established the capacity  zone  task  force
consisting  of the chairman of the public service commission, the presi-
dent of the New York state energy and  research  development  authority,
the  president  of PSEG Long Island, the president of the New York power
authority, the commissioner of environmental conservation,  the  commis-
sioner  of  economic  development,  two  members  of  the  senate  whose
districts sit within the new capacity zone as established by the federal
energy regulatory commission, one who shall be appointed by  the  tempo-
rary president of the senate and one who shall be appointed by the lead-
er  of  the  minority  conference, and two members of the assembly whose
districts sit within the new capacity zone as established by the federal
energy regulatory commission, one who shall be appointed by the  speaker
of  the  assembly and one who shall be appointed by the minority leader,
and a designee of the governor. Members of the task force may  designate
an  executive  staff  representative to participate on the task force on
their behalf.
  S 2. The role of the task force  includes,  but  is  not  limited  to,
creating  and  implementing  a  conservation  plan to reduce electricity
demand in the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester and the  city
of  New  York  by twelve hundred megawatts, thereby alleviating the need
for the new capacity zone.
  S 3. The task force and the implementation of the  task  force's  plan
shall be funded by the system benefits charge.
  S 4. The task force shall complete the conservation plan within ninety
days  of  the  effective date of this section and thereafter present the
plan to the governor, temporary president of the senate and the  speaker
of  the  assembly. The task force shall begin implementation of the plan

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


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